Mark Holland speak during Oral Health Month 2024

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Ottawa – April is Oral Health Month in Canada, an opportunity to highlight the essential role oral health plays in our overall health and well-being. This month also provides an opportunity to acknowledge the outstanding care provided by Canada’s six regulated oral health professions including dental therapists, dental assistants, denturists, dental technologists, dental hygienists, and dentists and thank them for …

Minister Hussen highlights Canada’s strong engagement in Africa during visit to Benin, Congo, Rwanda

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Ottawa – Ahmed Hussen, Minister of International Development, concluded his trip to Benin, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Rwanda.  During his trip, he reaffirmed Canada’s engagement in Africa, particularly in support of empowering women and girls, increasing green economic growth and ensuring a more prosperous world for all. In Benin, Minister Hussen, with Kouaro Yves Chabi, Minister of …

Minister of Health speaks at National Dental Hygienists Week 

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Ottawa – This week marks National Dental Hygienist Week™, sponsored by the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association. This week offers the opportunity to acknowledge the outstanding work of Canada’s dental hygienists in providing safe, quality care to help keep our teeth, mouth, and gums healthy. This year’s theme is “Oral Health for Total Health”. Regular visits to an oral health professional …

Ontario Launches Bereavement Support Program

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Funding will provide families of fallen public safety personnel with rapid access to mental health supports AURORA — The Ontario government is investing over $3 million to support families of first responders and public safety personnel who are killed in the line of duty or have died by suicide. The funding will provide free rapid bereavement counselling for up to …

Feds sign 2 deals worth $6.7b with Quebec to improve healthcare

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Ottawa – Quebecers deserve a health care system that provides them with timely access to health care services whenever and wherever they are needed, as well as the ability to age with dignity closer to home. Mark Holland, Canada’s Minister of Health, announced the signing of two bilateral agreements to invest more than $3.7 billion in federal funding to improve health …

Investing in research to transform health systems

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Funding of $9.6 million to embed researchers in health system organizations across the country Ottawa – The Government of Canada is supporting researchers across the country who are collaborating with health system organizations to make meaningful contributions towards improving Canada’s health care system and ensuring that Canadians receive high-quality health care. By embedding researchers in health system organizations, they can …

Grants to promote healthy living for high school students across Canada

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Ottawa – Encouraging youth to learn about healthy habits can have long-lasting, positive effects on their overall health as they grow up. Even more beneficial is when young people are empowered to define their own health goals, bring forward their own solutions, and inspire their peers to live in a healthy way. Ya’ara Saks, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions …

Improving cure, treatment in New Brunswick

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Moncton – Canadians deserve health care and long-term care systems that provide them with timely access to health services whenever and wherever they are needed, as well as the ability to age with dignity closer to home. Mark Holland, Canada’s Minister of Health, Dominic LeBlanc, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, on behalf of Ya’ara Saks, …

Feds fund to improve health care in Newfoundland and Labrador

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Corner – Canadians want and deserve a health care system that provides timely access to health services whenever and wherever they are needed. That is why the Government of Canada is investing close to $200 billion over 10 years to support the Working Together to Improve Health Care for Canadians plan. Mark Holland, Canada’s Minister of Health, Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural …

Supports young kids, families in official language minority communities 

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The Healthy Early Years (HEY) program aims to improve the health and development of children and their families, particularly those living in situations of increased vulnerability. Ottawa -Improving the health and wellbeing of children and families in official language minority communities (OLMCs) across Canada is a priority for the Government of Canada. Health and development programs that are appropriate to …