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It was cancer that took the lives of both his sister and24,300 deaths).?nephew in the last year — in both cases, says the 53-year-old?Oakville, Ont. resident,?because they were unable to get?desperately needed medicines.
The reason, he says: theBecause health care is a provincial responsibility?blockade imposed by?Israel and Egypt?after Hamas?consolidated its control over the territory in 2007.
A ceasefire wouldn’t have saved them, he said.