Statement by MP Zimmer Regarding Senator Nancy Greene Raine

OTTAWA – Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies and Chair of the BC/Yukon Conservative Caucus made the following statement on Senator Greene Raine’s surgery to combat thyroid cancer.

“Senator Raine is a dear friend, a regular contributor to our BC/Yukon Caucus, and one of the hardest working Senators that I have the privilege of working with, she is passionate about health and fitness and works tirelessly on issues that she feels strongly about.

“My prayers go out for Nancy as she goes in for surgery today as well as for the further treatment to follow. I’m confident that she will handle this with grace and tenacity, that’s just who she is.

“All of us in the BC/Yukon Caucus send our best wishes for a quick and full recovery.”

Senator Nancy Greene Raine is having her thyroid removed in Kelowna today, her and her husband, Sun Peaks Mayor Al Raine, are very optimistic that she will make a full recovery and be back to work in no time.


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