Consultation: Notice of intent to amend the regulations to address health product shortages in Canada

Current status: Open

Opened on June 25 2024, and will close on July 25, 2024.

Health Canada is proposing to amend the Food and Drug Regulations and the Medical Devices Regulations to:

We are seeking your feedback on the proposed amendments to help inform next steps.

Join in: how to participate

Read the proposal

Read the notice of intent and Building resilience: Health Canada's plan to address health product shortages, 2024 to 2028.

Send us an email

Send an email to with your comments.

Participate by mail

Send a letter with your ideas or input to the address in Contact us.

Who is the focus of this consultation

The Government of Canada will engage with:

Key areas for discussion

Health Canada is looking to amend the Food and Drug Regulations and Medical Devices Regulations to give us more tools to use so we can:

Through the proposed regulatory amendments and other planned actions over the next 4 years, we want to:

Learn more

Contact us

Health Product Shortage Directorate
Health Canada
150 Tunney's Pasture Driveway
Ottawa ON K1A OT6

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