Thurs Feb 8: Let's Check In On Healthcare Privatization & the City's Capital Projects
Plus: Grey Bruce Epilepsy has already raised $50,000 for research and is now expanding their reach with a new podcast, Brainstormers.
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Epilepsy is not as rare a condition as you may think, and affects many in our community, according to community contributor Cayley Taylor.
Cayley’s husband is one of those people. So is Alek Stewart, who co-founded Grey Bruce Epilepsy with his wife, Brittany.
Already, the couple has raised over $50,000 through their organization for epilepsy awareness and research.
Now, they’re taking their local initiative global. Alek is partnering with a Vancouver woman on a new podcast, Brainstormers, that launches this month.
Check it out:
Also in the health and wellness vein, reader Norah Beatty has serious concerns about the increasing privatization of Ontario healthcare.
She shares her concerns as the co-chair of the Grey Bruce Health Coalition in this letter to the editor:
Full subscribers, there’s plenty more for you below, including:
Findings from the City’s 2023 ‘Capital Projects Report Card’ including which capital improvements were completed and what’s still in progress
Info about joining the Community Foundation’s Board of Directors
A new alert from Grey Bruce Public Health
Details on why the City has paused work on Duncan McLellan Park
Changes to an upcoming PA Day schedule for BWDSB and BGCDSB students
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