Coalition for Action for Health Workers

Health Canada announces Coalition for Action for Health Workers

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Ottawa – The Government of Canada recognizes the immense contributions health professionals made throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and continue to make every day. The Government shares the concerns raised by health workers on the state of the health care system, including the impacts that the health workforce crisis is having on their patients’ ability to receive quality care when and …

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All about bivalent Covid-19 boosters

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Ottawa – Health Canada has approved Moderna’s bivalent vaccine for people 18 and older, and Pfizer-BioNTech’s vaccine for people 12 and older, but provinces and territories may choose to further restrict eligibility rules based on supply or priority of population needs. Both vaccines are only offered as a booster dose, so only people who have already completed a primary series …

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Canada-Quebec Asymmetrical Agreement on Early Learning, Child Care 

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Gatineau – The Government of Canada recognizes Quebec’s leadership in early learning and child care. Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould, celebrated the one-year anniversary of the signing of the Canada-Quebec Asymmetrical Agreement on the Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Component. This asymmetrical agreement will help fund additional improvements to Quebec’s innovative child care system, which …

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Investing in Decarbonizing Transportation Across Canada  

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Paradise – From coast to coast to coast, Canadians are actively contributing toward Canada’s fight against climate change in many ways. Given that transportation accounts for 25 percent of emissions, this contribution includes making the switch to pollution-free electrified transportation. Across the country, the Government of Canada is supporting Canadians by making it easier for families and businesses to purchase, charge and …

Public Health Agency of Canada on monkeypox

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Ottawa – The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is issuing this statement to provide an update on its ongoing response to monkeypox. PHAC continues to work closely with provinces and territories to ensure collaboration and coordination of Canada’s strategic response to address this situation. The Government of Canada took immediate action upon the confirmation of the first cases in Canada. The …

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Skin cancer in Canada

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Ottawa – A new study done by McGill University says Canadians living in southern and coastal parts are at higher risk of developing a deadly form of skin cancer. The study is published in the peer-reviewed journal, Frontiers in Medicine, where data was collected from 2011 to 2017 for patients with cutaneous melanoma in Canadian provinces and territories.

World Refugee Day 2022

On World Refugee Day Canada honours courage of those who leave home

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued the following statement on World Refugee Day: “On World Refugee Day, we recognize people from around the world who are forced to leave their homes and communities in search of a better life. We honour their courage and bravery, and here in Canada, we reaffirm our commitment to keeping our borders and hearts …

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Health Canada on Decommissioning COVID Alert

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Ottawa – Following a thorough review of COVID Alert, the Government of Canada has decommissioned the application effective today, June 17, 2022. The exposure notification service is disabled and users can delete the app from their devices. The Government of Canada launched the national exposure notification application on July 31, 2020 – a critical point in the COVID-19 pandemic when cases were on the …