health

April 10 2014 – Seniors and Disabled Win Round One Against Health Minister

In the March 13th issue of this newspaper, my column carried the headline, ‘A Personal Support Worker’s Appeal for Seniors’. In that column, with Donna Bellinger’s permission, I shared her email in which she described the consequences of the Liberal
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Mar 9 2014 Petition:That the Ontario Government reverse its decision that is leading to the closure of the Alternative Community Living Programs

Download a copy of the petition Click Here To: The Legislative Assembly of Ontario WHEREAS, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) has changed its policy on how seniors living in supportive housing are served; and WHEREAS, due to this new policy of the Ontario
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Feb 26 2014 – Stop Rationing Care for Seniors

“Stop rationing care for seniors”…… That was the headline of the first media release I issued when the legislature resumed sitting this past week. Why? The emails, letters and phone calls were mounting. They were coming from seniors,  their families and
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Feb 20 2014 – Stop Rationing Care for Seniors !

Queen’s Park:  Newmarket-Aurora MPP Frank Klees accused the Minister of Health of rationing home care support services for seniors. The charge was made during debate on the floor of the legislature when Klees took advantage of the Minister’s presence in the chamber
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Sept 30 2013 Ministry Petitioned for York Region Respiratory Rehab Program

Newmarket-Aurora MPP Frank Klees tabled a petition in the legislature today that calls for a province-wide action plan for lung health in support of the more than 850,000 Ontarians living with COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). The initiative was triggered when
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