With the sheer number of people living with Epilepsy, and the impact this disease has on an individual and their family, our goal is to ensure that local community support is available to address the catastrophic effects of this disease.


  • Petition To The Legislative Assembly of Ontario for Funding for Epilepsy in 2019 Provincial Budget

    Epilepsy Ontario and our province’s Community Epilepsy Agencies are calling on the Ontario government to include funding for epilepsy education and support programs in this year’s provincial budget. With funding, agencies can continue and expand their education and support programs and we can bring programs to parts of the province without a local agency.   We are calling you you to sign our

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  • Paws for a Cause | Keeping it Epic

    because a hug is sometimes the most valuable gift...     WHY:   In November, 2018, Epilepsy Durham Region launched a new, comprehensive, local Epilepsy Clinic in Durham Region. Encompassed in this initiative is our Clinic to Community program which ensures that individuals and their families living with epilepsy receive the education and support that they need to be partners in their healthcare plan. 

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  • OHIP+ Redesign Update – FAQs for Patients

                        1. What are the upcoming changes to OHIP+?
    Starting April 1, 2019, the government is focusing OHIP+ benefits on children and youth who do not have a private plan. Children and youth 24 years of age and under who are OHIP-insured, but who do not have a private plan, will continue to receive coverage for eligible prescription medications through OHIP+.
    Children and youth 24 years of age and under...

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  • Restructuring of cGaming Bingo in Durham Region and its Impact on Local Charities

    March 25th, 2019  
    RE: Restructuring of cGaming Bingo in Durham Region  
    On behalf of Epilepsy Durham Region, I would like to ask for your help to ensure that local not-for-profit agencies like Epilepsy Durham Region will not be excluded from the critical funding which is raised through the Red Barn Auditorium Bingo Hall restructuring process....

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