Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Funding Canadian Partnership Against Cancer with $50m

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Ottawa – Cancer continues to be the leading cause of death in Canada. Two in five Canadians will develop cancer in their lifetime and one in four Canadians will die of the disease. Unfortunately, the number of new cancer cases continues to rise steadily as the Canadian population grows and ages. To address this issue, our government continues to fund …

World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day

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Ottawa – World Suicide Prevention Day is an opportunity to reiterate our commitment for mental health support and suicide prevention. Suicide is a public health issue that tragically affects people of all ages and backgrounds across the country, and which continues to be the second leading cause of death among young people in Canada. Every day, approximately 12 people in …

Tel Aide Montreal

Investing in mental health, distress centres

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Distress centres are experiencing a surge in demand with the impacts of COVID-19 on mental health Montreal – Distress centres are life-saving resources in our communities, and have seen a surge in demand for crisis services since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Élisabeth Brière, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, …