Beaches-East York constituent Helena Kirk was diagnosed with cancer when she was three. Now twelve years old, and after 841 days of chemotherapy, she is a cancer survivor.
But she continues to fight.
Helena, founder of Helena’s Hope, has spearheaded a proposal to Health Canada to improve the lives of young Canadians with cancer, and we should all heed her words: “I want Canadian children to have fair access to trials and treatments, no matter where they live in Canada or how much money their families have.”
Please watch my speech in the House, with captions provided, below: