MP Mauril Belanger, pang from ALS, receives station acclaim in House of …
December 8, 2015 - als
Mauril Bélanger, a maestro Ottawa Liberal MP diagnosed with debilitating Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), perceived a station acclaim in a House of Commons Monday when a new supervision sat for a initial Question Period.
Bélanger, 60, announced final week that he has ALS, a singular and incorrigible neurological disease, also famous as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. He pronounced he will stay on as MP for Ottawa-Vanier, a roving he has represented given winning a 1995 byelection.
“I am really unapproachable of a government,” Belanger pronounced in French in a House of Commons.
Last Thursday, he was celebrated with a identical station acclaim by MPs in a House before to a opinion for a new Speaker. Fellow Liberal Geoff Regan was eventually inaugurated to a post and embraced Bélanger before presumption a Speaker’s chair.
Belanger pronounced final week that he will record his onslaught so some-more Canadians can learn about a illness and a hunt for a cure.
“I intend to share this tour with my colleagues so that some-more will learn about #ALS and continue to quarrel for a cure,” a Liberal tweeted Friday.