Jeff Yurek MPP

Born and raised in St. Thomas Jeff followed in his father’s footsteps and enrolled in the Pharmacy Program at the University of Toronto. Upon graduating the program in 1995, Jeff went to work at the pharmacy started by his father in 1963 eventually becoming co-owner with his brother. In this capacity, he continued to build on the Yurek Pharmacy’s sterling reputation and expanded the business into the home health care sector. His experience in pharmacy also led him to accept a position as a teaching associate with the University of Toronto’s Structured Practical Experience Program (SPEP). Despite the busy schedule that comes from running a small business, Jeff has always remained very involved in his community. Jeff has been a dedicated member of both the Knights of Columbus and Rotary Club. He has also served as the President of the Alzheimer’s Society. In October 2011, after a long year which included a highly contested nomination process and an eventful election, Mr. Yurek was elected as the provincial representative for the riding of Elgin-Middlesex-London. Jeff’s decision to run was largely motivated by his desire to improve the province for the sake of his daughter. Being apart of the healthcare sector, Jeff is also passionate about advocating the improvement of healthcare inOntario. Coming from a large family, Jeff understands the importance of spending quality time with his own. Despite the frenzied schedule of the legislature, Jeff’s most important priority is his daughter Maggie and wife Jenn.

Liberal Government Ignored Its Own Expert Recommendations To Fund Sight Saving Surgery

QUEEN’S PARK – Earlier this week Ontario PC Health Critic Jeff Yurek (Elgin-Middlesex-London) questioned the government on their failure to fund surgery for keratoconus, a degenerative eye disease that causes individuals to go legally blind. “The Minister responded by stating that they are following the advice of their scientific and …

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Environmental Commissioner Confirms Government Failing Wildlife Management

QUEEN’S PARK – This morning MPP Jeff Yurek, Elgin-Middlesex-London questioned the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry on the Environmental Commissioners report detailing the government’s failure on the management of wildlife in the province. The Environmental Commissioner reported that Ontario’s moose population has declined by 20% in the past decade …

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Minister’S Accountability And Transparency On Special Purpose Account Fails Hunters And Anglers In Ontario – Mpp Yurek

QUEEN’S PARK – This morning MPP Jeff Yurek (Elgin-Middlesex-London) questioned the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry on the lack of transparency of the expenditures of the Special Purpose Account. “Is the Minister able to explain to hunters and anglers of this province how buying homes and paying for psychologists …

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Ontario 150 Funding

ST. THOMAS – Last week the provincial government announced the details of the Ontario 150 fund. “Next year, 2017, marks Canada’s 150th anniversary. In celebration of this milestone the government is celebrating with a new one-time funding stream called Ontario 150. This fund will support events and programs throughout Ontario …

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