Paul Dewar

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Paul W. Dewar (January 25, 1963 – February 6, 2019) was a Canadian educator and politician. He was born in Ottawa, Ontario. He was the New Democratic Party (NDP) Member of Parliament (MP) for the riding of Ottawa Centre from 2006 to 2015.[1]

On February 14, 2018, Dewer had surgery for a brain tumour.[2] He was later diagnosed with terminal glioblastoma, a rare form of brain cancer.[3] Dewar died from the disease on February 6, 2019 in Ottawa, aged 56.[4]

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  1. "Paul Dewar named NDP's senior transition adviser". cbc.ca. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  2. "Support pours in after former MP Paul Dewar diagnosed with brain tumour". CBC News. 17 February 2018. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  3. Dewar, P. (2018, June 12). Interview by Robyn Bresnahan [Ottawa Morning]. Ottawa: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
  4. McGregor, Glen (2019-02-06). "CTV News can confirm that long-time Ottawa Centre MP Paul Dewar has died. He served three terms as MP, and as his party's foreign affairs critic. He also ran for the party leadership". @glen_mcgregor. Retrieved 2019-02-06.