Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

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Ottawa – November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, an opportunity to raise awareness about lung cancer and the actions we can take to help prevent it and reduce the stigma associated with this disease. Every year, close to 30,000 Canadians are diagnosed with lung cancer. Not only is it the most commonly diagnosed cancer, it is also the leading cause …

Federal 2SLGBTQI Action Plan

Improves Sexual Health for 2-Spirit, Trans, Non-Binary People

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Vancouver – The Government of Canada firmly believes that everyone should have access to safe and consistent sexual and reproductive health services. To do so, we are committed to reducing barriers to access that continue to exist from coast to coast to coast. We know that in Canada, Two-Spirit, trans and non-binary (TTNB) people are often unable to access inclusive …

Canada elder health

Funding to improve healthy living for priority populations 

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Addressing common risk factors for chronic disease will help improve health and quality of life. Kingston – Physical activity, eating healthier, and tobacco cessation can help improve our health, well-being, and quality of life as well as reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases. It is important that everyone living in Canada, especially those who are socially and economically marginalized …

Addictions Services in Quebec

$270M to Support Mental Health, Addictions Services in Quebec

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Montreal – The Government of Canada is committed to working with provinces and territories to strengthen Canada’s public health care system and adapt to the changing needs of Canadians. As we recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, we must address existing challenges that were made worse for many people in Canada. Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, and Carolyn Bennett, Minister of …

Jean Yves Duclos and Carolyn Bennett

Digital health key to improving access to health care information

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Ottawa – Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, and Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, issued the following statement in recognition of Digital Health Week: More than ever before, digital technologies are integral to improving the health and well-being of Canadians. Digital health is key to improving access to health care information, including allowing …

HealthADAPT projects

Building resilience through HealthADAPT program

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The program provides information and solutions to support the health sector as it adapts to the impacts of climate change Ottawa – As outlined in the annual report of Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, Dr Theresa Tam, Mobilizing Public Health Action on Climate Change in Canada, climate change is the largest health threat facing people in Canada and around the …

Canadian Association of Midwives

Supports Canadian Association of Midwives 

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Montreal – Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health announced an investment of $311,310 to the Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM) to support their vaccine confidence project, Midwives for 4. Minister Duclos was pleased to meet with the CAM and learn more about how the project aims to increase vaccine confidence while encouraging women, pregnant people and people with fertility-related vaccine hesitancy to …

Framework for Diabetes in Canada

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 …

Modernas new vaccine manufacturing facility in Laval

Moderna’s new vaccine manufacturing facility in Laval

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Quebec – Amid global economic uncertainty, the Government of Canada will continue to be there for people – just like we were throughout the pandemic. By continuing to attract investment in research and development and manufacturing, we will continue to create good, middle class jobs and build an economy that works for all Canadians. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, took part …

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 …