Queen’s Park Advocacy Day 2021

Attend our Queen’s Park Advocacy Day and hear from guest speakers, patient advocates and experts on the major challenges facing lung health.

Join the Lung Health Foundation for our annual Queen’s Park Patient Advocacy Day where you’ll hear directly from patient advocates and experts on the major challenges facing lung health and learn about actionable policy recommendations to advance the respiratory health of all Canadians.

Wednesday, December 1 at 4:00 p.m via Zoom

Guest Speakers include

  • Hon. Christine Elliott – Deputy Premier of Ontario and Minister of Health
  • MPP France Gélinas – NDP Critic for Health
  • MPP Mike Schreiner – Leader of the Green Party of Ontario
  • MPP John Fraser – Liberal Critic for Health and Long-Term Care

Meet Our Moderator

Carly Weeks, Health Reporter, The Globe and Mail

Carly Weeks has been a national health reporter with the Globe and Mail for 13 years and has established a reputation as a fearless journalist who routinely shines a spotlight on important issues. She has broken a number of major national news stories, being the first to report on anti-vaccine billboards being placed in the Greater Toronto Area and a campaign led by a firearm lobby group to discredit a trauma surgeon calling for stricter gun laws in Canada. Weeks has won several awards for her coverage. 

More Event Highlights

Patient advocates Andrea Redway and Marilyn Sorochan will share their journies and experiences through care, treatment and recovery.

Dr. Justin Presseau, a Scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and Associate Professor in the School of Epidemiology & Public Health and School of Psychology at the University of Ottawa, will provide his insights on IRD vaccination.

Wednesday, December 1 at 4:00 p.m via Zoom

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