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A local health care roundtable at Headwaters Health Care Centre

I had the opportunity to host our Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Christine Elliott recently at a roundtable at Headwaters Heath Care Centre (HHCC). Minister Elliott and I had a great discussion with many health care providers, front-line workers and emergency responders working

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Ontario Recognizes Human Trafficking Awareness Day

On February 22nd, our government marked Human Trafficking Awareness Day to encourage dialogue, support survivors, and to honour the memory of those who we failed to protect. Raising awareness is an important part of protecting people from falling victim to human trafficking. We are proud of the

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Building a Connected Public Health Care System for the Patient

Many of us understand the stress when a loved one is ill – whether it’s finding appropriate long term care for a parent, accessing diagnosis or treatment for a child experiencing mental health challenges or home care as we recover at home. While there is no doubt

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New Fines for Distracted Driving

Using your phone while driving, typing into a GPS, reading and eating while driving can cause accidents. Since 2000, deaths from resulting car accidents caused by distracted driving have doubled. Data from 2013 shows that a driver that uses a phone is four times more likely to

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Providing Autism Support

During my time as an opposition member, I met with many families in Dufferin-Caledon who were pleading for help because their child with autism was being left behind. Parents told me that they felt their child’s needs were irreparably harmed by the inaction from the previous government

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