Date: 2013/05/10 -- Category/Categories: Press Releases

Public event for Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May for Saturday, May 11th is: 1:30 p.m. PDT – Green Leader Elizabeth May will participate in the World Lyme Disease Day Rally in Victoria. Legislative Assembly of British Columbia Victoria, BC Notes: Event from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. local time. Ms. May will speak ...

Date: 2012/10/01 -- Category/Categories: Backgrounder

Leader of the Green Party MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands October 1, 2012 Dear Ms. Elizabeth May, As the new Medical Director of the Complex Chronic Diseases Program that was initiated to help patients with Lyme disease, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia, I would like to request a meeting with you. In your private member’s ...

Date: 2012/07/17 -- Category/Categories: Householders

Because of a warming climate, the range for the black legged tick that carries Lyme disease is expanding. A number of individuals in Saanich-Gulf Islands suffer from this debilitating disease. However, this tick knows no geographic boundaries, and new cases are being found across the country. Thousands are afflicted by what’s rapidly becoming a national ...

Date: 2012/07/12 -- Category/Categories: In the News

Publication Source: The Daily News Source Link: View the full original article >> Author: Chris Powell Dr. Perry Kendall tried to reassure readers that should you get a tick bite, the standard Lyme test is just fine. Indeed this same test has been shown in published studies to be less accurate than a coin toss. ...

Date: 2012/07/10 -- Category/Categories: In the News

Publication Source: Times Colonist Source Link: View the full original article >> Author: Brian Tetlow Re: “B.C. must act on Lyme disease recommendations,” July 5. I agree with Gwen Barlee’s opinions because of my own experience with Lyme disease. A few years ago, after working outdoors, I experienced a stiff neck. I went to the ...

Date: 2012/07/09 -- Category/Categories: In the News

Publication Source: CBC Source Link: View the full original article >> Author: Staff Federal Green Party Leader Elizabeth May says the federal government needs to develop a national strategy to combat Lyme disease that includes ways to improve prevention and diagnosis of the disease. The British Columbia MP’s comments come on the heels of several ...

Date: 2012/07/05 -- Category/Categories: In the News

Publication Source: Victoria Times Colonist Source Link: View the full original article >> Author: Gwen Barlee Two weeks ago, something remarkable happened. Dr. Robbin Lindsay, a research scientist with the Public Health Agency of Canada, said he feared a “disease explosion” in regards to Lyme disease, a serious tick-borne infection now found throughout southern Canada. ...

Date: 2012/07/04 -- Category/Categories: In the News

Publication Source: Gulf Islands Driftwood Source Link: View the full original article >> Author: Sean McIntyre When Salt Spring’s Terri Bibby noticed a bite that developed a red rash after a hike in 2009, she never imagined that she would find herself becoming part of a major medical controversy, requiring years of expensive medical treatment ...

Date: 2012/07/03 -- Category/Categories: In the News

Publication Source: The Guelph Mercury Source Link: View the full original article >> Author: Vik Kirsch Local Lyme disease researcher John Scott strongly supports federal Green Party Leader Elizabeth May’s private member’s bill calling for a national strategy to fight the spreading ailment, which is as close to Guelph and Waterloo Region as Turkey Point ...

Date: 2012/06/28 -- Category/Categories: In the News

Goldhawk Fights Back: Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, answers questions about her private member’s bill that would help develop a national strategy for fight back against Lyme Disease. (Half hour audio Interview: http://www.goldhawk.com/2012/06/28/elizabeth-may/) Print this page...

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