Mike Lake, the Conservative MP and father of an autistic child, who opposed the Shawn Murphy attempt to ensure autism coverage in the Canada Health Act, has not offered any public comment on the failure to provide a single penny for autism in his party's budget. Emails sent to his office are responded to by a staffer who informs that Mr. Lake has received too many emails on the subject of autism to respond personally.
Obviously Mike Lake has less pull in caucus than Jim Flaherty who has a disabled child and got money in the budget for families with disabled children. Or perhaps Mike is embarrassed; Genetic link to autism identified
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