On The Island | Mar 4, 2014 | 8:03

    Green leader goes after Lyme disease

    Everyone agrees something should be done about the tick-borne disease, but few can agree what. We hear from Green Party MP Elizabeth May who introduced a bill yesterday to create a National Lyme Disease Strategy.

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