Chair of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare will hold a media availability following his keynote address at the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions(CFNU) breakfast, held in conjunction with the Council of the Federation summit.
Health Canada is concerned by the decision of some federally licensed producers of cannabis for medical purposes to sponsor events, such as music festivals, and engage in other promotional activities, as reported recently by several Canadian media outlets.
Today, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, announced that Infoway will invest up to $70 million in federal funds to implement ACCESS Atlantic, an initiative to create a digital health ecosystem that will improve access to health services and transform the way health care is delivered in Atlantic Canada.
Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) health ministers concluded a successful meeting today in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Ministers held productive discussions on a number of priorities, including opioids and problematic substance use, cannabis and pharmacare.