early canadian advocacy
Former Reform MP
Novelist and former business journalist
Dr. Michele Brill Edwards
Health Canada's Senior Physician for regulation of clinical trials, 1988 - 1996
recent canadian advocacy
A medic with the ill-fated Canadian Airborne Regiment’s 1992-93 deployment in Somalia.
Former member of the Canadian Airborne Regiment, Claude Lalancette, staged a hunger strike to bring the issue of Mefloquine neurotoxicity to the attention of the Canadian Parliament.
Brandon Kett was given mefloquine when he was sent to Afghanistan in 2007. He was diagnosed as having post-traumatic stress disorder, many of the symptoms of which mimic those associated with mefloquine toxicity.
Dave Bona served in the Canadian Airborne Regiment in Somalia, 1992-93, during the events that became known as the Somalia Affair. He later served in Rwanda.