Tag Archives: Jeff Yurek

Statement from Ontario PC Health Critic Jeff Yurek on Alzheimer Awareness Month

The following is a statement from Ontario PC Health Critic Jeff Yurek on Alzheimer Awareness Month: “January is recognized as Alzheimer Awareness Month. “Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias currently affect nearly 200,000 Ontarians over the age of 65. This month I encourage you to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and …

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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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Yurek Asks Government For Transparency On Knee And Hip Replacement Wait Times

QUEEN’S PARK – This morning MPP Jeff Yurek (Elgin-Middlesex-London) questioned the Liberal Government on growing wait times for knee and hip surgery in London and the lack of transparency of wait time records. “Wait times for knee and hip replacement surgery is on the rise in Southwestern Ontario. The real …

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Statement from Ontario PC Health Critic Jeff Yurek on World Mental Health Day

The following is a statement from Ontario PC Health Critic Jeff Yurek on World Mental Health Day: “World Mental Health Day is an opportunity to raise awareness and work to end the stigma associated with mental illness. Mental illness affects one in five Canadians and is the leading cause of …

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Statement from Ontario PC Health Critic Jeff Yurek on Doctors’ Day

The following is a statement from Ontario PC Health Critic Jeff Yurek on Doctors’ Day: “On behalf of the Ontario PC Caucus, I would like to commend Ontario’s doctors for their dedication to their patients throughout the province. Every day our province’s 28,000 physicians treat 320,000 patients. Whether they are …

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Statement from the Ontario PC Health Critic Jeff Yurek on National Oral Health Month

The following statement is from Ontario PC Health Critic, MPP Jeff Yurek (Elgin-Middlesex-London) on National Oral Health Month: “The month of April marks National Oral Health Month. The focus is to raise awareness on the importance of oral health. Oral health care directly affects quality of life, including a person’s …

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Mental Health Patients Suffer Under Rationing Of Health Care Dollars

QUEEN’S PARK – This morning Ontario PC Health Critic Jeff Yurek (MPP Elgin-Middlesex-London) questioned the Liberal government on the impact of rationing health care on mental health patients. “Minister, your government’s rationing of healthcare has created a crisis in Ontario. Last week in London, 22 mental health patients were left waiting …

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Statement from Ontario PC Health Critic Jeff Yurek on National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

February 6, 2016 Statement from Ontario PC Health Critic Jeff Yurek on National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: “This week marks the national Hands Up for Eating Disorder Awareness Week. This week is an opportunity for Ontarians to learn, support and discuss the needs of those struggling with an eating disorder. …

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Statement from Ontario PC Health Critic Jeff Yurek on World Cancer Day

February 4, 2016 Statement from Ontario PC Health Critic Jeff Yurek on World Cancer Day: “Today on World Cancer Day 2016, we draw attention to the disease that does not discriminate. A disease that affects all ages and kills more that 8 million people worldwide each year. This day reminds …

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Yurek questions Minister on the Glanworth Underpass Bridge

QUEEN’S PARK –This morning MPP Jeff Yurek rose in the legislature to question the Minister of Transportation on the design for Highway 401 & 4 (Colonel Talbot Road) Interchange Improvement project. “Minister, over a year ago I raised an issue with the Ministry of Transportation regarding changes to Glanworth Drive, …

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Yurek questions Minister of Health on the availability of doctors for Elgin-Middlesex-London

QUEEN’S PARK –This morning MPP Jeff Yurek rose in the legislature to question the Minister of Health & Long Term, Dr. Eric Hoskins, about the state of Ontario’s health care system and the availability of doctors in rural communities throughout Ontario. “Under your imposed contract with the Doctors in Ontario …

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Yurek Launches Website in Support of Ryan’s Law

ST THOMAS – Today, MPP Jeff Yurek is a launching new website in support of his private members bill Ryan’s Law. The website can be found at www.passryanslaw.com. Ryan’s Law was originally introduced to the Ontario legislature in November of 2013. It passed second reading on December 5 and went …

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Yurek Question Premier on Wind Turbines

QUEEN’S PARK – Yesterday in question period, Elgin-Middlesex-London MPP Jeff Yurek pressured the Premier on her inconsistent stance with regards to wind turbines.  While the Premier has stated she believes communities should have a greater say in wind farm locations, her government’s green energy strategy gives final approval to the …

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Yurek Asks Premier to Commit to Ryan’s Law

July 8th, 2014 by Community Office QUEEN’S PARK – The Ontario legislature returned to normal business today with the resumption of Question Period.  In the rotation for the opening Question Period was Elgin-Middlesex-London MPP Jeff Yurek and he had one thing on his mind: Ryan’s Law. Ryan’s Law is Yurek’s private members …

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