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October 12, 2017

Dr. Merrilee Fullerton: “Progressive Conservatives see Promise in Ontario’s Future”

October 12, 2017 – When asked about the conservative principles that guide her, Dr. Merrilee Fullerton connects responsible spending and sound fiscal management with the ability of government to serve its people and to give a hand up to those in need. At the core of her conservativism is a firm commitment to make and keep the promise for a better tomorrow.   In Merrilee’s own words….   “I am a fiscal conservative. I grew up in a family with a waste not, want not approach where working hard was valued and where resources managed respectfully meant having opportunity to […]
September 25, 2017

From the desk of Dr. Merrilee Fullerton – September 21, 2017

From the desk of Dr. Merrilee Fullerton  September 21, 2017 Hello Friends, Our communities within Kanata-Carleton have grown and flourished because of the many contributions of everyone here. Farmers originally. Then small business entrepreneurs; professionals like teachers, doctors, nurses and lawyers; and, most recently, men and women in technology industries. Their individual efforts in their own areas provided the collective heart and soul of our community.  Their successes in turn paid for and continue to pay for the many services we in Kanata-Carleton want, need and deserve. The fact that our Prime Minister and Finance Minister are now portraying small […]
September 18, 2017

Fullerton critical of federal tax reforms that undercut small business

Federal Liberals are hurting working families and entrepreneurs – and doctors   September 18, 2017 – Federal government tax reform proposals aimed at small businesses are “blatantly unfair” and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance Minister Bill Morneau are “insulting” in their statements against small business owners, says Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, the Ontario PC candidate in Kanata-Carleton. Dr. Fullerton states she will speak out for the interests of Kanata and West Carleton business people in the absence of any support from the provincial Premier and her Cabinet. Dr. Fullerton is highly critical of Premier Kathleen Wynne and Ontario Health Minister […]
September 16, 2017

Join me at the Carp Fair, Sept. 22-24

September 16, 2017 – Dr. Merrilee Fullerton will be at present next week at the Carp Fair – Friday, Sept. 22 through to Sunday, Sept. 24 – to meet and talk to people and to enjoy the fun at the fair grounds.  Merrilee looks forward to the chance to speak with many of the residents of Kanata-Carleton, the constituency where she is the Ontario PC candidate in the provincial election in June 2018. Merrilee encourages all residents in eastern Ontario to come out to the community of Carp this weekend and enjoy the activities of “The best little fair in […]
August 30, 2017

More thoughtful, comprehensive approach required to reverse the trend of opioid abuse – Dr. Merrilee Fullerton

August 30, 2017 – Dr. Merrilee Fullerton is critical of Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins’ announcement yesterday to spend more money on the government’s current strategy that has not proven results in reducing opioid addiction and abuse. The Ottawa doctor and health care expert calls on the government to produce a more thoughtful and comprehensive approach that will include better education on prescription drugs and a better understanding of the root causes of illicit drug use among Ontario youth. “Our community has been deeply hurt by the increased use of opioid drugs and the government’s pledge to spend an additional […]