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Canada raises awareness on World Diabetes Day

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Ottawa – On World Diabetes Day, the Government of Canada is raising awareness about one of the most prevalent chronic diseases in Canada with approximately 3.4 million Canadians living with one of the three main types of diabetes. Additionally, Type 2 diabetes, which is preventable, is the most common form of diabetes, accounting for approximately 90% of diabetes cases in …

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Health Minister on Cambie Surgeries case

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Ottawa – The British Columbia Court of Appeal released its decision, upholding the ruling of the Supreme Court of BC in Cambie Surgeries Corporation et al. v. British Columbia (Attorney General) which dismissed the constitutional challenge to provisions of BC’s Medicare Protection Act. These specific provisions prohibit patient charges for insured services and the purchase of private insurance to cover these services, …

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PHAC confirms 15 Monkeypox cases in Canada

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Ottawa – Canada now has 15 Monkeypox cases, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). This was announced by the federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos. More laboratory samples from different jurisdictions in Canada are being delivered to PHAC’s national microbiology laboratory in Winnipeg. More cases are expected in the next few days.