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Monday, February 2, 2015

Dear Minister Raitt,

Recent media reports indicate Transport Canada is conducting consultations to allow small pleasure craft, with less than 15 passengers, to dump sewage waste a short one nautical mile from shore, far less than the current regulation of three nautical miles. This proposed change will greatly affect the water safety surrounding Vancouver’s beaches, putting public health at risk.

 
 
 
 
Newsroom
Friday, December 12, 2014
 
 
In The House
Monday, December 8, 2014
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...
 
 
Newsroom
Monday, December 1, 2014
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...
 
 

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