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The Future of Public Health in Ontario: Under Doug Ford's Government

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252 Bloor Street West (OISE G162)

252 Bloor Street West

Toronto, ON M5S 3G5

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Join the HSSU for "The Future of Public Healthcare in Ontario-Under Doug Ford's Government."

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Interested in the “Future of Our Public Healthcare In Ontario Under Doug Ford’s Government?” Join the HSSU on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at 252 Bloor Street West (OISE G162)!

Guest speakers will include John Fraser (MPP) and Natalie Mehra (OHC). Please see details below.

Check-in will begin at 5:40 PM and the event will start promptly at 6:00 PM, so please arrive early and be ready to have your Eventbrite tickets scanned at the door. All tickets are sold out and there will be no rush line.

Please note that video recording of the event is not permitted. The event will be live-streamed and areas that will not be filmed will be indicated at the beginning of the event.

Cookies, coffee, and tea will be provided. We can't wait to see you there!

Get to know the guest speakers:

John Fraser: John Fraser is the Member of Provincial Parliament for Ottawa South. He was first elected in a by-election in 2013 and has won 2 subsequent general elections. He was named the interim Leader for the Liberal Party of Ontario in June 2018. He was born and raised in Ottawa South, and has been an active volunteer in a number of local organizations and initiatives. He has spearheaded many community campaigns and organized many community fundraisers over the years. John has co-sponsored several bills including Rowan’s Law, a bill that passed in June 2016, whose mandate is to increase awareness about concussions in our schools and in amateur sport to help end unnecessary concussion-related tragedies in our community. He has also sponsored several Private Member Bills including Bill 53, The Protecting Passenger Safety Act 2014, which would stiffen penalties for individuals who transport passengers for compensation without a licence, permit, or authorization as well as Bill 60, an Act to proclaim November as Lebanese Heritage Month. John is married to his high school sweetheart, Linda, and they have three grown children, Kïrsten, John Jr. and James and three grandchildren, Vaughn, Sloane and Fraser.

Natalie Mehra: The Executive Director of the Ontario Health Coalition – an organization encompassing more than 400 organizations and more than 50 local chapters across Ontario. She has dedicated the last eighteen years to building the health coalition into the largest and broadest public interest group on health care in this province. The coalitions now represents more than half-a-million Ontario residents. Prior to joining the Health Coalition, Natalie served as the executive director of the Epilepsy Association for Southeastern Ontario. She has been a board member for a number of human rights, arts, health, advocacy, disability, and women’s organizations. She has extensive experience as a community organizer dedicated to building and coordinating democratic citizens’ engagement in issues related to poverty and equality, human rights, social justice and health. Natalie has authored numerous published reports, essays and articles. She has spearheaded dozens of campaigns to safeguard and improve Canada’s public health care system, to protect the values of equity and compassion that underlie Public Medicare in Canada, and to promote the public interest.

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