CTV News – Making a federal case out of Lyme Disease
Joanne Schnurr, CTV Ottawa
Published Monday, March 3, 2014 5:10PM EST
Last Updated Monday, March 3, 2014 6:42PM EST
A tiny bug is taking center stage at the House of Commons in Ottawa. Lyme disease is a debilitating illness caused by a deer tick. Now, the Green Party’s Elizabeth May is urging members to vote for a national strategy to fight and treat the disease. Those suffering from this illness are anxiously awaiting the results.
It was a trip to a local lake 7 years ago that started Maureen Landry’s journey through hell.
“I got a tick bite when I was at lac Philippe beach in august 2007,” says Landry…