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Provincial Budget

January 15, 2019

In Ontario, 95,000 people live with epilepsy, and every year thousands of them make unnecessary trips to the Emergency Room, adding to the province’s Hallway Healthcare crisis and costing the healthcare system millions of dollars. It doesn’t need to be this way. Epilepsy Ontario’s has sent a pre-budget submission to the provincial government, asking for $11 million…

Meet Drew Woodley, Epilepsy Ontario’s new director of government relations

July 19, 2018

By Deron Hamel Drew Woodley has been hired as Epilepsy Ontario’s director of government relations, a new role the organization has created to encourage on-going sustainable investment from the provincial government for epilepsy community agencies and support programs. He started the position on a permanent basis in July. Woodley comes to the role after working…

Putting Epilepsy Programs in Provincial Budget

February 22, 2018

Epilepsy Ontario has sent the provincial government recommendations on how to improve the lives of people with epilepsy, by funding community education and support programs at Community Epilepsy Agencies, as part of this year’s budget consultation. Click here to send a short message of support to the Health and Finance Ministers. While Epilepsy Ontario and…