New Credit, Cancer Care Ontario sign protocol – Brantford Expositor

February 6, 2018

NEW CREDIT – The Mississaugas of the New Credit hope to get better access to health services from a relationship protocol signed with Cancer Care Ontario, says Chief Stacey LaForme.

“I see this as an opportunity to build a relationship with an organization that can help our people in delivering services we don’t have much access to right now,” LaForme said in an interview this week.

“Indigenous people are experiencing a large increase in a number of different types of cancer. Our First Nation has experienced first-hand the devastation that is cancer.”

Michael Sherar, president and CEO of Cancer Care Ontario, said in a prepared statement that formalizing a partnership with New Credit marks “an important milestone” in working together to reduce the burden of cancer.

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