Queen's Park News

Legislature Passes MPP Walker’s Motion on Childhood Cancer

walker270Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker says he was humbled by the support and personal stories that emerged during an hour-long debate at Queen’s Park on his motion to declare the month of September as childhood cancer awareness month in Ontario.

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MPP Walker: Provincial Budget Hurts Seniors

walker270The hike in seniors’ drug costs proposed in the government’s 2016 budget could stop seniors from taking their prescription medications and seriously undermine their health and well-being, says Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker.

“The cost of medication is already too high. If a senior can’t take a medication because she can’t afford it, this could put her life in danger,” MPP Walker said. “The reality is that with increasingly complex health care needs, Ontario’s seniors rely on their medications to keep them healthy and out of the hospital.”

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