Health-related consultations

Participate in public consultations conducted by the federal government on health-related topics.

Topics

Consultation on fee proposal for drugs and medical devices
We are looking for comments on Health Canada’s Fee Proposal for Drugs and Medical Devices

Consultation: Proposals for Prescription drug Transparency
To seek input on five proposals related to pre-market transparency initiatives for human prescription drugs

Call for Information on Sodium Reduction Initiatives in the Canadian Foodservices Sector
You're invited to provide feedback on sodium reduction in the foodservices sector.

Regulations for reference standards under the CDSA
To make standardized samples of controlled substances available more quickly to help authorized drug testing.

Consultation: Non-prescription availability of low-dose codeine products
Comment on a proposed regulatory change to counter opioids overdose by making all codeine sales prescription only.

Consultation on regulating vaping products
Comment on proposed packaging, labelling and marketing restrictions.

Access to substances temporarily controlled under the CDSA
Comment on substances that are controlled under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA)

Notice of Health Canada’s Proposal to Transfer the Maximum Level for total glycoalkaloids (TGA) in potato tubers (fresh weight) from the List of Maximum Levels for Various Chemical Contaminants in Foods to the regulatory List of Contaminants and Other Adulterating Substances in Foods - Reference Number: NOP/ADP-C-2017-5

Notice of Health Canada’s proposal to transfer the maximum level for patulin in apple juice and unfermented apple cider from the List of Maximum Levels for Various Chemical Contaminants in Foods to the regulatory List of Contaminants and Other Adulterating Substances in Foods - Reference Number: NOP/ADP-C-2017-4

Provide input on this proposal.

Consultation on amendments to Schedules 2 to 4 of the Human Pathogens and Toxins Act

You're invited to give feedback on suggested changes to the Human Pathogens and Toxins Act.

Notice of Consultation - Prescription Drug List (PDL)

Veterinary and Human Antimicrobials

Strengthening the Assisted Human Reproduction Act

Provide input on the policy proposals we will use to write regulations to support certain parts of the Assisted Human Reproduction Act.

Consultation: mandatory reporting of serious adverse drug reactions and medical device incidents

Provide input on the proposed changes to the Food and Drug Regulations and Medical Devices Regulations which would make it mandatory for health care institutions to report serious adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and medical device incidents (MDIs).

Opioid warning materials and risk management plans

Provide input on a proposal to limit problematic opioid use through warning labels and conditions on opioid companies.

Canada's food guide

Help revise Canada's food guide.

Restricting marketing to children

Provide input on our approach to restricting marketing of unhealthy food and beverages to children

Amendments to the Tobacco Reporting Regulations

Comment on suggested changes to how tobacco is tested and how tobacco makers and importers collect information.

The regulatory proposal to control U-47700

Adding the synthetic opioid U-47700 to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to Part J of the Food and Drug Regulations.

Amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations

Provide input on proposed changes to the Patented Medicine Regulations to better protect against excessive drug prices.

Consultation on the regulatory amendment regarding ¹²³I-ioflupane

Removing 123I-ioflupane from the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

Public release of clinical information

Provide input on proposed changes to permit the release of clinical information related to drugs and medical devices

Teat Antiseptic Product Monograph

Provide input on a proposed Teat Antiseptic Product Monograph

Tobacco Control

Provide input on the future of tobacco control in Canada.

Draft Federal Framework on Lyme disease

Provide input on the draft federal framework on Lyme disease.

Lead in drinking water

Updates to the drinking water guideline for lead.

Acetaldehyde

Consultations on proposed residential indoor air quality guideline for acetaldehyde.

Tobacco (menthol) fall 2016

Amendments to the schedule (list) of prohibited additives found in the Tobacco Act.

Toward the legalization, regulation and restriction of access to marijuana

Provide input on the legalization, strict regulation and restriction of access to marijuana in Canada.

Stakeholder registry

Registry to stay informed on consultations and participate in engagement activities.

Health care and product safety

Consultations on health care and product safety issues like drugs, food and nutrition, and environmental health.

Public health issues

Consultations on public health issues like infectious and chronic diseases, immunization, and outbreak management.

Food safety modernization

Help design, implement and evaluate policies and programs related to food safety.

Health care innovation

How a federal government advisory panel is promoting innovation in health care in order to improve services.

Proposed food label changes

Proposed changes to food labels based on feedback and the Canada Gazette, Part I consultation process.

Chromium in drinking water

Updates to the drinking water guideline for chromium.

Bromate in drinking water

Updates to the drinking water guideline for bromate

Cyanobacterial toxins in drinking water

Updates to the drinking water guideline for cyanobacterial toxins.

Manganese in drinking water

Updates to the drinking water guideline for manganese.

Tobacco (menthol) spring 2016

Amendments to the schedule (list) of prohibited additives found in the Tobacco Act.

Tobacco packaging

Measures to regulate the look, size and shape of tobacco packages and products.

Partially hydrogenated oils

Call for data on partially hydrogenated oils to help develop a trans fat policy.

Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in drinking water

Updates to the drinking water guideline for PFOA.

Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) in drinking water

Updates to the drinking water guideline for PFOS.

Enteric protozoa in drinking water

Updates to the drinking water guideline for enteric protozoa.

Antimicrobial resistance in veterinary drugs

Changes to the Food and Drug Regulations for antimicrobial resistance AMR related to veterinary drugs.

Regulation of self-care products

A new approach to regulate self-care products in Canada.

Renewal of Official Languages Health Contribution Program

Improvements to health services in English- and French-speaking communities.

Banning partially hydrogenated oils in foods

Proposal to ban the use of partially hydrogenated oils (industrially produced trans fats) in foods.

Front-of-package nutrition labelling

Proposed changes to front-of-package nutrition labelling.

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