Date: February 6, 2019
Paul Dewar: Hardworking advocate for community passes away after battle with cancer despite millions in research at hospitals
Paul Dewar of Ottawa area died a few hours ago after battle with brain cancer. Dewar was a political figure in the Canadian politics particularly in the NDP party.
He announced his battle against cancer in the 2018 NDP Convention held in Ottawa, Ontario. He was first elected in 2006 to Parliament.
He went to hospital in 2015 after he felt numbness in his arm. He was told he had Grade 4 glioblastoma brain cancer.
He told the news that doctors couldn’t treat it despite research in millions and no cure available.
He was 56 years old.