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- Small communities grapple with ‘huge challenge’ of opioid crisis
Small communities in Canada have hospitalization rates for opioid poisonings more than double those in the country's largest cities, according to 2017
- Ottawa announces $4.5-million in funding for three palliative care projects
Federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor announced funding for three palliative care projects that are looking to improve access.
- Nova Scotia program promoting healthy living for students gets $5M from feds
Ottawa has announced funding for a Nova Scotia program called UpLift, which promotes physical activity and healthy eating for students.
- Blood-donor deferral period for men who have sex with men cut to three months
In their 2015 election platform, the Liberals pledged to bring an end to the ban, calling it discriminatory.
- Federal health minister says national task force on chronic pain a first step
Ginette Petitpas Taylor said the task force will provide information on barriers that may prevent people suffering with persistent pain from receiving
- Feds to make national pharmacare announcement in Toronto
Finance Minister Bill Morneau, Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor and Dr. Eric Hoskins will make an announcement on pharmacare at 9 a.m. Wednesda
- Feds announce $1 million in funding over 5 years for Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre
The funding will assist a project that provides 1,200 Grade 9 students in Nova Scotia with the tools that "help them build and maintain healthy relati
- Canada’s new food guide to be released Tuesday, health minister announces
Canada's Food Guide was last updated in 2007.
- Feds will allow cities, non-profits to apply directly to Health Canada to open supervised consumption sites
The federal government is allowing cities and harm-reduction organizations to apply directly to Health Canada to help get funding for supervised consu
- No federal supports, funding planned for children caught up in opioid crisis
Ottawa has no funding plans for children caught up in the opioid crisis, with a focus instead on death prevention.
- Health minister vows to strengthen regulation of medical devices
The health minister said she is “deeply concerned” by problems uncovered in Star/CBC/Radio-Canada investigation.
- Ottawa prepared to help as Inuit health officials grapple with spate of suicides
The federal government says it will respond to pleas for help from northern Quebec, where a spate of suicides in Inuit communities this year has creat
- Canada Post strike could help black market, medical pot producer warns
The country’s largest licensed producer says customers will find other ways to receive their medication if it can’t be delivered by mail.
- Canadian EpiPen shortage relieved by U.S. alternative
Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor says she signed an interim order allowing Auvi-Q epinephrine auto-injectors to be imported while Pfizer Canada
- New Brunswickers show off Acadian colours for National Acadian Day
Residents say the celebrations provide a good opportunity to reflect on how far the community has come.
- Ottawa to phase out pesticides linked to bee deaths
Sources briefed on the proposal say the government plans to ban the outdoor use of the pesticides within three to five years.
- Canadians should expect some price variations for legal marijuana: health minister
The price of legal marijuana may vary "a bit" among jurisdictions across Canada, Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor said this weekend.
- Here’s how new police powers could change when you get a roadside breathalyzer test
New powers for police to test for driving while on drugs go into effect this summer. Here's what that means for drivers.
- Canada to legalise cannabis from October 17: Justin Trudeau
Ottawa: Canada will become the first G7 country to legalise the consumption and cultivation of cannabis from October 17, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
- Federal government announces new pharmacare advisory council
The six member group, led by former Ontario health minister Eric Hoskins, will produce a final report due next spring.