On Thursday, September 25th, we had the pleasure of meeting Justin Trudeau, Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada. He not only took the time to learn about Epilepsy within our community, but also wished us well on our Epic Climb and Beyond journey and signed our Epic Climb flag!
"Thanks for showing that Epilepsy Matters" – Justin Trudeau
September 11, 2014 - Canadians with neurological conditions, caregivers and representatives from Neurological Health Charities Canada celebrate the completion of the National Population Health Study of Neurological Conditions, the first Canadian study of its kind. Earlier today, during her opening remarks at an international gathering of dementia experts, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Canada's Minister of Health, announced the release of the study's report, Mapping Connections: An Understanding of Neurological Conditions in Canada. The report highlights key findings from the study, identifying the impacts neurological conditions have on affected individuals, their families and the health care system.
Read More at mybrainmatters.ca
To read the study report please click here
Yesterday afternoon, a very special letter was hand delivered to our door. This supportive letter is from Kathleen Wynne, the Premier of Ontario, wishing us the best with reaching our goals for Epic Climb. We are thrilled and honoured to receive such a letter.
Thank you to everyone that has and continues to support the work we do to bring more awareness of Epilepsy to Durham Region. We couldn't do what we do without your help.