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Bill 255

Thalassemia Foundation of Canada is delighted that #Bill 255, [1] has passed 2nd reading at the Ontario Legislation on March 2nd.  The Thalassemia Community is extremely appreciative for the support of MPP Rudy Cuzzetto and MPP Andrea Khanjin for co-sponsoring the bill. Please read the press release [2].

If passed, Bill 255 will recognize:

#Bill255 [1]introduced on March 1st, 2021 passed quickly through the first and second reading and is currently referred to the Committee on Regulations and Private Bills.   

To learn more, visit: https://www.ola.org/en/legislative-business/bills/parliament-42/session-1/bill-255 [3]

Letter-writing Campaign

The Thalassemia Foundation of Canada (TFC) and Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario (SCAGO) are requesting your support for Bill 255 [3], “Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Day, and Thalassemia Awareness Day Act, 2021”.

As a patient/caregiver/community advocate, we are asking you to write your MPP to support Bill 255. Please find below a template letter and instructions for your use. We thank you in advance for your support