Nickel Belt MPP France Gélinas is reintroducing a bill to the legislature that she believes will save lives, by ensuring that every Ontarian has access to 911.

Gelinas reintroduced the bill at Queen’s Park yesterday to do away with 1-800 numbers in case of emergency and change to 911 everywhere in Ontario.

She says the technology exists, it is cheap and has been done in most other provinces.

Gelinas adds the bill will also give the Ombudsman the responsibility to investigate complaints against the 911 system.

She emphasizes people would be surprised to know that 911 is not in operation everywhere in Ontario and that must change to save lives.