A dear friend in hospice palliative care, with tears in his eyes and his hand on his heart pleaded with me to ensure that music was not an option but mandatory for end of life care; the music lifted his spirits and he felt peace and joy. This is why I am involved in Room 217.
Donna is a former school trustee for 15 years serving both provincially and nationally as the Presidents of the Ontario and Canadian School Boards Associations and Chair of the Toronto District School Board. Donna served as MPP for Etobicoke Centre from 2003 to 2014. Her cabinet posts included Minister of Energy, Transportation and Natural Resources.