My Story, Your Story – Let’s Tell Government!

May is Brain Tumour Awareness Month

Thank you to everyone who shared your story about the impact of a brain tumour with elected officials across Canada.

Thank you to everyone who shared your experience with the health care system, talked about access to drugs, the need for increased funding for research and why we need to count every brain tumour during Brain Tumour Awareness Month.

From the need for equal access to treatments to the importance of counting every brain tumour, we must continue to tell government what needs to be done for the 55,000 Canadians living with a brain tumour.

Awareness Statements in the House of Commons

June 2, 2017: Thank you to the House of Commons for providing permission to share this clip of Ginette Petitpas Taylor, MP when she spoke about Brain Tumour Awareness Month during Debates in the House of Commons. 

 
May 13, 2016: Thank you to the House of Commons for providing permission to share this clip of Mr. Bill Casey, M.P. when he spoke about Brain Tumour Awareness Month during Debates.

 

 

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