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March 13, 2018

Community support for Merrilee Fullerton

March 13, 2018 – Community leaders throughout Kanata and West Carleton have made public their support for Dr. Merrilee Fullerton in her bid as the PC candidate in the up-coming June 7 provincial election. Over the last two years, many people have come forward to endorse the local family physician and heath advocate as the best person to represent the interests of Kanata-Carleton residents. For example, professional, political and civic leaders have expressed support for Merrilee Fullerton as “The Choice” for Kanata-Carleton. Dr. Beverly Johnson MD CCFP, National President of the Federation of Medical Women of Canada Marjory LeBreton, former […]
March 11, 2018

Doug Ford – Ontario PC Leader

March 11, 2018 – Dr. Merrilee Fullerton was in Markham yesterday participating in the Ontario PC convention that selected Doug Ford the PC Party’s Leader. Doug Ford will lead the Progressive Conservatives into the June 7 Ontario election. More than 64,000 PC members voted in an online Party Leadership contest that took place over a two month period. Doug Ford was victorious on a third ballot count over contenders Christine Elliott, Caroline Mulroney, and Tanya Granic Allen. “I have sent congratulations to Doug on his successful campaign and look forward to working with him,” says Merrilee Fullerton. “I have also […]
March 6, 2018

Fullerton meets West Ottawa Board of Trade on local economy

March 6, 2018 – Kanata-Carleton PC candidate Dr. Merrilee Fullerton recently received a briefing from the West Ottawa Board of Trade on local economic issues and the current business climate in Ontario. The Board stated the confidence of local businesses in their economic future is low, as it is for small and medium business owners right across the Province. This information while not surprising, is of concern to Dr. Fullerton. “Our local Board of Trade presented a list of issues that are undercutting business confidence in our Province,” says Merrilee Fullerton. “There are too many pressures that have piled on […]
March 1, 2018

Inadequate Long-Term Care in Ontario Debated in Legislature

March 1, 2018 – It is irresponsible that the Ontario Government is failing to provide the financial and structural support needed for adequate long-term care services in the Province, says Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, the PC candidate for Kanata-Carleton. Dr. Fullerton states that this will have serious repercussions for Ottawa and other Ontario communities whose aging population will be placing new pressures on an already overburdened long-term care system. The Wynne Government’s long-term care strategy for the Province came under scrutiny at Queen’s Park this week when the PC Party moved a debate motion:      Whereas, the provincial seniors population […]
February 19, 2018

Talking about what matters most in Kanata-Carleton

February 19, 2018 – There is a real appetite for change stemming from frustrations over quality of life issues says Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, who is canvassing residents of Kanata and West Carleton as the Ontario PC candidate for the June 7 provincial election. “I am meeting residents at their doors and at community events and they tell me directly that they are tired of Kathleen Wynne and her Government,” says Merrilee Fullerton. “There is a realization that Wynne’s government has failed families and businesses and it is time for a change from the Liberals approach to governing Ontario.” “The last […]