This amazing letter from Gila Martow, Conservative MPP for Thornhill, outlines the truth behind the Ontario government’s misleading statements. Eye care in Ontario has been ignored for decades and will not befixed with publicity stunts and misinformation.
We urge you to call the Premier’s office and the Health Minister’s office and let them know that we need a real solution to this problem!
The following is a statement by MPP Gila Martow on the ongoing optometrist negotiations in Ontario:
As a trained optometrist, sister of a practicing optometrist, wife of a practicing ophthalmologist, and nieceof a retired optometry professor, I am in the uncomfortable position of also representing the residents of Thornhill as their Member of Provincial Parliament during the Ontario Government’s contract negotiations with the Ontario Association of Optometrists (“OAO”).
Year after year, optometrists have delivered quality eyecare services. Unfortunately, governments of all political stripes have chosen to ignore efforts to ensure that eyecare services remain sustainable.
Over the past… More