Veterans Week 1

Investing in mental health of Canadian veterans

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Ottawa – As Veterans’ Week draws to a close, we reflect on the dedication, strength and courage of our Veterans, military, and public safety personnel, who risk their lives and sacrifice so much to keep Canadians safe. People in Canada from all walks of life have served in various international conflicts and wars. Earlier this week, we marked Indigenous Veterans …

SQI Diagnostics Inc

Canada supports growth of medical diagnostics company 

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FedDev Ontario invests up to $2 million for SQI Diagnostics Inc. to expand commercial-scale production and create and maintain 30 jobs Etobicoke – The Government of Canada is investing in Canadians to create jobs and growth in innovative health technologies. Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced an investment of up to …

Opioids canada

Canada-US Joint Action Plan on Opioids Steering Committee

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Ottawa – The following joint statement was released by the Governments of Canada and the United States of America. Canada and the United States continue to face an ongoing crisis of opioid overdose deaths, fueled by a toxic illegal drug supply. This crisis is devastating and has taken a tragic toll on the families, loved ones and communities of all …

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Cholera outbreak in Syria

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Syris – Syria has recorded 81 deaths and more than 24,000 suspected cases of the extremely virulent disease, Cholera, since September, according to the World Health Organization, in the country’s first outbreak for more than a decade. Human Rights Watch said: “This devastating cholera outbreak will not be the last waterborne disease to impact Syrians if the country’s severe water …

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Brampton to host 10th annual Health, Wellness and Accessibility Information Fair

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BRAMPTON – The City of Brampton invites residents to the 10th annual Health, Wellness and Accessibility information fair at the Cassie Campbell Community Centre on Saturday, November 12 from 10 am to 2 pm. The free-to-attend fair will feature exhibitors with information and resources about healthy living and community services available to assist those living with a disability or disorder. …

Respiratory Syncytial Virus RSV

Common symptoms of RSV

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Ottawa – The respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are rising in Canada, particularly in children. It causes infections in respiratory tract. Doctors say as cases are increasing in the United States, it is affecting Canada too. The Public Health Agency of Canada, in its latest respiratory virus detection report has mentioned rise in positive RSV cases since early September adding cases …

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Anopheles stephensi spread in Africa

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Africa – An invasive species of malaria-carrying mosquito from Asia is spreading in Africa. It is posing threat to millions of people in Africa, home to over 95% of the world’s 627,000 malaria deaths in 2020. It is being spread by the dominant Anopheles gambiae group of mosquitoes. It can breed in urban water supplies, and thrive in dry season. …

Strategic Science Fund

Strategic Science Fund Canada

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Fund will support research organizations through competitive, peer-reviewed process Ottawa – The scientific breakthroughs of tomorrow will be born out of the work that our researchers and innovators are doing today. That is why the Government of Canada is committed to supporting, leveraging and protecting Canadian research and science to grow the economy and improve the quality of life of …