Ont Seeks More Powers For Premier To Be Ready For Possible Flu Pandemic

Posted on Wednesday, January 04 at 12:25 by FootPrints
"When an emergency happens - it doesn't matter whether it's the avian flu, another pandemic of some sort, a terrorist attack, a nuclear accident . . . we have to respond immediately," Kwinter says. "We don't have the luxury of being able to say, 'let's call back the legislature if it isn't sitting, and give them a couple of days to get here, and sit down and debate what we're going to do'." http://news.yahoo.com/s/cpress/20060102/ca_pr_on_na/ont_emergency_powers_2 [Proofreader's note: this article was edited for spelling and typos on January 4, 2006]

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