Today, the Honourable Mark Holland, Canada’s Minister of Health, the Honourable Ya’ara Saks, Canada’s Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, and the Honourable Lesa Semmler, Minister of Health and Social Services of the Northwest Territories, announced two bilateral agreements to invest a total amount of more than $36 million to improve health care access and services in the Northwest Territories.
Today, the Honourable Mark Holland, Canada’s Minister of Health and the Honourable Adrian Dix, Minister of Health of British Columbia announced a bilateral agreement to invest $733 million over the next five years to help British Columbians age with dignity, closer to home, through improved access to home and community care and long-term care (LTC).
The Honourable Mark Holland, Canada’s Minister of Health and the Honourable Lesa Semmler, Minister of Health and Social Services, Northwest Territories, will make an important health care announcement.
The Government of Canada will be transitioning away from Wellness Together Canada beginning on April 3, 2024. After this time, Canadians will be able to access information on mental health resources, supports and services, including those available in their home province or territory, at Canada.ca/mental-health.
The Government of Canada tables legislation to delay MAID expansion by 3 years This news release deals with topics that may cause distress. If you or someone close to you needs support, resources are available at Canada.ca/mental-health.
The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring the health and safety of Canadians which includes continuing to assess emerging risks in our environment such as plastic pollution. Today, the Honourable Mark Holland, Minister of Health, announced funding of $2.1 million over four years to three academic institutions to increase research of microplastics and their potential impact on human health through the Environmental Health Research Contribution Program.