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May 25, 2019, 13:08 ET Public Health Notice - Outbreaks of Salmonella infections linked to raw chicken, including frozen raw breaded chicken products

OTTAWA, May 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Update This notice has been updated to reflect a new outbreak of Salmonella illnesses linked to frozen raw breaded chicken products, and a new food recall warning that is ...


May 24, 2019, 12:40 ET Government of Canada supports seniors through the Healthy Seniors Pilot Project in New Brunswick

First successful applicant will lead project to promote healthy aging MONCTON, NB, May 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's population is living longer than ever before, with people over the age of 65 now...


May 17, 2019, 17:30 ET Government of Canada Announces Funding to Help End Gender-Based Violence in LGBTQ2 Communities

Projects will help break down barriers to gender equality and support in LGBTQ2 communities FREDERICTON, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Gender-based violence has a disproportionate impact on LGBTQ2 people...


May 17, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Notice to the media - Government of Canada to announce funding to prevent gender-based violence for LGBTQ2S communities/

FREDERICTON, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, federal Minister of Health, Matt DeCourcey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and ...


May 16, 2019, 15:04 ET Notice to the media - Government of Canada to announce funding to prevent gender-based violence for LGBTQ2S communities

FREDERICTON, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, federal Minister of Health, Matt DeCourcey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and ...


May 14, 2019, 12:00 ET Government of Canada Supports Healthy Living through Community Design

Housing for Health project to benefit more than 4,000 residents in Alberta EDMONTON, May 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The way communities are planned—from the presence of parks and pedestrian pathways to the...


May 14, 2019, 10:45 ET Government of Canada Supporting Healthy Living for Girls in Ontario and Quebec

Project will support more than 12,000 teen girls in being more active, eating healthy food, and improving their mental well-being OTTAWA, May 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada continues to face a growing...


May 13, 2019, 15:57 ET Notice to the media - Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Health to deliver remarks at FitSpirit Celebration

OTTAWA, May 13, 2019 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, federal Minister of Health, Pam Damoff, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, will deliver remarks at...


May 09, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Notice to media - Minister of Health to tour UNB Fredericton Healthy Aging Centre and deliver remarks at the opening of the SeeMe Art

OTTAWA, May 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Thursday, May 9, 2019 The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Federal Minister of Health, will join University of New Brunswick researchers on a tour of the new Healthy...


May 08, 2019, 14:07 ET Notice to media - Minister of Health to tour UNB Fredericton Healthy Aging Centre and deliver remarks at the opening of the SeeMe Art Exhibit

OTTAWA, May 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Thursday, May 9, 2019 The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Federal Minister of Health, will join University of New Brunswick researchers on a tour of the new Healthy...


May 08, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Notice to the media - Minister of Health to deliver remarks at New Brunswick Association of Nursing Homes Annual General Meeting/

SAINT JOHN, May 7, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Federal Minister of Health, will deliver a keynote address at the opening ceremony of the New Brunswick Association of Nursing...


May 07, 2019, 18:38 ET Notice to the media - Minister of Health to deliver remarks at New Brunswick Association of Nursing Homes Annual General Meeting

SAINT JOHN, May 7, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Federal Minister of Health, will deliver a keynote address at the opening ceremony of the New Brunswick Association of Nursing...


May 02, 2019, 16:38 ET UPDATE: Public Health Notice - Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to Celebrate brand frozen classic/classical and egg nog flavoured

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/public-health-notices/2019/outbreak-salmonella.html OTTAWA, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Update This notice has been updated to include three additional cases...


May 02, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Notice to the media - Open House at Canada's only Level 4 Labs/

WINNIPEG, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Science Centre for Human and Animal Health is celebrating its 20th anniversary. To mark the event, the Centre will hold an open house for the media and the...


May 01, 2019, 15:12 ET Notice to the media - Open House at Canada's only Level 4 Labs

WINNIPEG, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Science Centre for Human and Animal Health is celebrating its 20th anniversary. To mark the event, the Centre will hold an open house for the media and the...


Apr 30, 2019, 10:09 ET Government of Canada supports partners focused on preventing gender-based violence

Minister of Health's Parliamentary Secretary announces funding for projects aimed at addressing youth and teen dating violence OTTAWA, April 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Gender-based violence—including violence...


Apr 30, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Notice to the media - Public health officials to speak at annual public health conference/

OTTAWA, April 29, 2019 /CNW/ - Dr. Theresa Tam, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, and Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, Surgeon General of the United States, will hold a plenary discussion about...


Apr 29, 2019, 16:40 ET Notice to the media - Public health officials to speak at annual public health conference

OTTAWA, April 29, 2019 /CNW/ - Dr. Theresa Tam, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, and Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, Surgeon General of the United States, will hold a plenary discussion about...


Apr 27, 2019, 11:56 ET UPDATE - Public Health Notice - Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to Celebrate brand frozen classic/classical and egg nog flavoured

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/public-health-notices/2019/outbreak-salmonella.html OTTAWA, April 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Update This notice has been updated to include three additional...


Apr 26, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Notice to the media - Chief Public Health Officer to chair discussion on the spread of misinformation about vaccines on social media/

OTTAWA, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, will convene a panel discussion, hosted by the Public Policy Forum, on the spread of misinformation about...


Apr 25, 2019, 15:00 ET Notice to the media - Chief Public Health Officer to chair discussion on the spread of misinformation about vaccines on social media

OTTAWA, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, will convene a panel discussion, hosted by the Public Policy Forum, on the spread of misinformation about...


Apr 24, 2019, 19:05 ET Minister of Health announces partnerships to improve vaccination rates in Canada

New project will improve access to vaccination and increase vaccine coverage SURREY, BC, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The majority of Canadians vaccinate their children and believe that vaccines are safe,...


Apr 24, 2019, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Notice to the media - Minister of Health to announce funding for immunization/

SURREY, BC, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - As part of National Immunization Awareness Week, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, federal Minister of Health, will announce funding to help improve...


Apr 23, 2019, 17:00 ET Notice to the media - Minister of Health to announce funding for immunization

SURREY, BC, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - As part of National Immunization Awareness Week, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, federal Minister of Health, will announce funding to help improve...


Apr 23, 2019, 11:37 ET Government of Canada invests in new project to reduce, prevent and manage concussions

New project will equip schools, coaches, parents and health professionals with tools and resources TORONTO, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Concussions remain a serious public health issue because of their...