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Dr. James Wong Requires Mental assessment.

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Elder Advocates Of Alberta Society

January 8, 2014

Via Facsimile 780 415 0961

The Honourable Mr. Fred Horne, Minister of Health and Wellness

Room # 208 Legislature

10800 97 Avenue,

Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2B6


Dear Mr. Minister:

Renewing Driver’s license

Recently we called the office of Dr. James Wong MD, Calgary Trail, Edmonton,

in regard to the requirement for renewal of Driving License. The phone

receptionist informed us that seniors renewing their license must first undergo

a ‘mental’ test. When we questioned that statement, she strongly informed us that

it was a “requirement” of Alberta Health. She further said that Dr. Wong requires all

senior clients, who wish to renew their driving license, to take the mental test (Simard MD).

Please advise us in regard to this matter.

We would be grateful to be in receipt of your reply by the 22nd of January, 2014.

Thank you.

Yours truly,

Elder Advocates of Alberta Society,

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