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Is there a doctor in the riding?

New MP pledges funding for nurses, doctors, others

If you were looking for an example of the problems facing our healthcare system in the Pontiac, look no further than to our new MP Sophie Chatel. She’s been waiting two decades for a family doctor.


Newly elected Pontiac MP, Liberal Sophie Chatel has been on the job for less than a week but said she won’t waste any time and will immediately tackle the riding’s most pressing issue, the shortage of healthcare workers. Stuart Benson photo
Newly elected Pontiac MP, Liberal Sophie Chatel has been on the job for less than a week but said she won’t waste any time and will immediately tackle the riding’s most pressing issue, the shortage of healthcare workers. Stuart Benson photo

“This affects so many of us, not just me,” newly elected Liberal MP Sophie Chatel told The Low Down on Sept. 24. “I've lived in this riding for 20 years, so I know the access is horrible.”