The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Federal Minister of Health, will announce additional support for the BC Centre of Excellence for Women's Health through Health Canada’s Substance Use and Addictions Program to work with partners to develop trauma- informed and gender-informed approaches in problematic substance use practices and policies.
The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Federal Minister of Health, will mark the one-year anniversary of the Healthy Eating Strategy by highlighting the progress that has been made to date during her keynote address at the 2017 Canadian Cardiovascular Conference.
Canada is facing a diet-related chronic disease crisis. To address this issue, the Government of Canada is implementing a comprehensive Healthy Eating Strategy that aims to make healthier food choices easier for Canadians and improve the quality of the foods they have to choose from.
Delivering quality health services over long distances to small, isolated communities is an ongoing challenge for all of the territories. The Government of Canada is committed to improving the health services available to all Northerners.
On behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, Bill Blair, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and to the Minister of Health, will make a funding announcement with Glen Abernethy, Minister of Health and Social Services, Northwest Territories.
The passage of the legislation on Medical Assistance in Dying in June 2016 was an important step in providing access to a full range of options at the end of life, including the choice of a medically assisted death for eligible Canadians. Today’s release of the Second Interim Report on Medical Assistance in Dying represents the Government’s commitment to ensuring Canadians are kept informed on how the legislation is being implemented across the country.
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