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​​Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness​

March 26, 2021

WHEREAS:

On June 28, 2012 the Purple Day Act received a Royal Assent in Canada; and

WHEREAS:

Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder that is n​ot well understood and affects approximately 1 in every 100 persons in Simcoe County; and

WHEREAS:

Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disorder that affects each person differently, with the effects ranging from mild and relatively minor to extremely serious (which includes death); and

WHEREAS:

Epilepsy Simcoe County was established in 1978 to assist individuals, families, caregivers and professionals in our area with education, support and advocacy in relation to epilepsy awareness.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED:

That His Worship Mayor Rob Keffer and Members of Council proclaim March 26, 2021 as Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness in the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury.