The Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario and the Thalassemia Foundation of Canada thank Hon. Andrea Khanjin and Hon. Rudy Cuzzetto for introducing Bill 255 in recognition of June 19 as Provincial Sickle Cell Awareness Day and May 8 as Provincial Thalassemia Awareness Day.
This Bill introduced on March 1st, 2021 passed quickly through the first and second reading; and the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills on April 21, 2021. It has now moved to the third reading.
Bill 255 news release– June 3rd, 2021
Bill 255 news release- April 26th, 2021
Bill 255 news release– March 2nd, 2021
To learn more, visit: https://www.ola.org/en/
The Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario (SCAGO) and the Thalassemia Foundation of Canada (TFC) are requesting your support for Bill 255, the 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.