Rafferty Hosting Townhall Meetings

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OTTAWA – Member of Parliament John Rafferty (Thunder Bay – Rainy River) has announced a series of Disability Tax Credit workshops and townhall meetings that the MP will host across the riding of Thunder Bay – Rainy River this week.

The first hour of each meeting will be devoted to informing the interested constituents about the Disability Tax Credit which helps is designed to help offset the cost of care for people with mobility, vision, hearing problems or other health issues. If anyone has, or knows someone that has difficulty seeing, hearing, walking significant distance, or other health related issues then they may qualify for this substantial government assistance program.  Mr. Rafferty will have staff on hand to explain the program and assist anyone who wishes to submit an application.

The final two hours of the meetings will be dedicated to an open discussion about the issues facing the residents of the Thunder Bay – Rainy River and what Mr. Rafferty has been working on in Ottawa since the start of the new session of parliament.

All are welcome to both the Disability Tax Credit workshop and the townhall meetings.

The meeting details are as follow:

THURSDAY OCTOBER 14, 2010 – EMO

Emo Legion

6:00pm – 7:00pm – Disability Tax Credit Workshop

7:00pm – 9:00pm – Townhall Meeting

FRIDAY OCTOBER 15, 2010 – ATIKOKAN

Atikokan Pioneer Centre

6:00pm – 7:00pm – Disability Tax Credit Workshop

7:00pm – 9:00pm – Townhall Meeting

SATURDAY OCTOBER 16, 2010 – THUNDER BAY

Herb Carroll Centre 55 Plus (1100 Lincoln St)

6:00pm – 7:00pm – Disability Tax Credit Workshop

7:00pm – 9:00pm – Townhall Meeting

For more information: Office of John Rafferty:  raffej0@parl.gc.ca or 1-800-667-6186

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