Hon. Hedy Fry (Vancouver Centre, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, the government ratchets up its war on science by forcing scientists to find matching funds to do basic research.
Scientists at CIHR say research on aboriginal child, seniors health and nutrition is now at risk since it is near impossible to find matching private funds unless the research leads to commercialization. Institutes are now pitted against each other for limited...
The Liberal Party of Canada Critic for Health, Dr. Hedy Fry, today issued the following statement on World AIDS Day:
“On World AIDS Day, we remember those lost to HIV and AIDS, and stand in solidarity with those who continue to fight against this deadly pandemic.
“On this day, we renew our dedication to forward thinking and aggressive action in combatting both the disease itself and the unfortunate stigma that surrounds it. Our hope is bolstered by advances in modern medicine and innovation where Canadian researchers continue to...
I would like to extend my deep appreciation to the security personnel who kept us safe in Centre Block of Parliament today. While they rushed us to safety, they ran headlong toward danger. They displayed the kind of bravery, fearlessness, and professionalism that each and every Canadian can be proud of. While chaos was unfolding outside, we felt secure, and I am grateful.
Thank you to Prime Minister Harper for your address to Canadians tonight. In this, there is no partisanship. In this, we are all together, working to strengthen our security while maintaining our proud democracy. Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada have offered the government our absolute support as we seek to prosecute those responsible for this attack, and prevent events like it from happening in the future. You can watch Mr. Trudeau's address to Canadians here.
My thoughts are with the family of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, who was killed in this atrocious attack. There will be a book of condolences at my Vancouver office in the