Health

  1. Backgrounder: Canada achieving negligible risk status for BSE
  2. Just over a year ago, our daily routines were turned upside down. From one day to the next, many started teleworking while others continued serving Canadians on the front lines. We were facing the unknown. But, as public servants, you did not hesitate to deal with the many challenges and obstacles related to the pandemic. You delivered the goods so that Canadians could get the programs and services they needed to get through this pandemic.
  3. The safety of mariners and the protection of the marine environment are top priorities for the Canadian Coast Guard. Our Inshore Rescue Boat stations enhance our ability to respond to emergencies in Canadian waters.
  4. The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement today to recognize National Nursing Week.
  5. Over the last year, public servants have gone above and beyond in countless ways to ensure Canadians continue to have access to the programs and services they rely on. I would like to thank all public servants for their efforts and their dedication during this difficult time.
  6. Throughout the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic response, the Government of Canada has been providing significant support to each province and territory.
  7. Seniors are an important part of our social fabric and contribute to the rich diversity of Canada. The Government of Canada is committed to seeking advice on seniors' issues to inform its work so that Canadians can age with dignity and in the best possible health, while enjoying social and economic security.
  8. Dr. Samir Sinha is a passionate and respected advocate for the needs of older adults. Dr. Sinha currently serves as the Director of Geriatrics of Sinai Health System and the University Health Network in Toronto, the Peter and Shelagh Godsoe Chair in Geriatrics at Mount Sinai Hospital, and the Director of Health Policy Research at the National Institute on Ageing at Ryerson University. He is also an Associate Professor in the Departments of Medicine, Family and Community Medicine, and the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
  9. Ken Hardie, Member of Parliament, on behalf of Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, along with the Honourable Sheila Malcolmson, British Columbia’s Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, will announce federal funding for eleven projects that help address and prevent substance use-related harms in British Columbia.
  10. Officials from Health Canada will hold a technical briefing to discuss the special review decisions for clothianidin and thiamethoxam.
  11. The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, will announce funding under the Substance Use and Addictions Program (SUAP) to provide opioid overdose response training and improve access and distribution of naloxone.