Christine MacCallum receives Appreciation Award

This is the photo of The Appreciation Award I received from The PEI  Council of People Living with a Disability . I received it because of my work in starting the Ostomy Peer Support Group and lobbying the government for financial assistance which of course is ongoing . Thanks Christine

Quebec Changes to the reimbursement program for ostomates

News September 7, 2018 Modification of the reimbursement program for ostomates From 1 st  October 2018, the Assistive Devices Program Ostomy will change. As the new name implies, the ostomy appliance program will cover people who have had a temporary stoma just like those who have had a permanent stoma. The announced changes will provide an indexable annual lump […]

Response to cigarette wrapper test

Dear Everyone, I received the reply below from the Director General of the Tobacco Control Directorate. I thought you would like to know that the Health Warning regarding colorectal cancer and smoking will not be placed on cigarette packaging. Another success story! Ann Dear Ann Ivol, Thank you for your letter of July 23rd 2018, […]

Concern about the recent proposed Tobacco Ads

I am sure you have likely seen this article and discussion board from Eric (VeganOstomy).  There is a valuable link that he has posted in this article directing to the open consultation on the proposed Tobacco Product regulations. Tobacco Warning Labels: Offensive to Ostomates? | VeganOstomy from VeganOstomy’s Tweet Here is the Government link: Consultation […]