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Canada News Centre2017-07-26T16:19:24-04:00

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Federal, Provincial, and First Nations Leaders Sign Charter of Relationship Principles

Today, as a concrete sign of a renewed relationship with Indigenous peoples, federal Minister of Health Jane Philpott and Ontario Minster of Health and Long-Term Care Eric Hoskins met with Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler of Nishnawbe Aski Nation in Ottawa to discuss the urgent health needs across Nishnawbe Aski Nation communities and announce the signing of the Charter of Relationship Principles Governing Health System Transformation in Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Territory.Health Canada2017-07-24T12:27:33-04:00

Wunnumin Lake First Nation receives funding for health services

Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, met with community leaders in Wunnumin Lake First Nation. During this meeting, she announced funding for two initiatives – $500,000 for the planning of a new health facility and $465,000 for Wunnumin Lake’s Choose Life Project.Health Canada2017-06-28T13:30:00-04:00

Government of Canada announces funding for First Nations and Inuit midwifery

While speaking at the International Confederation of Midwives Congress, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, announced new funding for initiatives that will improve access to midwifery services in First Nations and Inuit communities. Health Canada2017-06-19T06:45:00-04:00

Proposed Corded Window Coverings Regulations

Many corded window covering products on the market today pose a risk of injury or death to young children, who can be strangled by accessible cords, even when the products are compliant with current regulations.Health Canada2017-06-16T10:03:12-04:00

Government of Canada proposes new regulations to help eliminate risk of strangulation from corded window coverings

Health Canada is moving forward with its commitment to prohibit the sale of corded window covering products which pose a risk of strangulation. To help eliminate this hazard, the Department is proposing changes to the Corded Window Covering Products Regulations, which would restrict the length of accessible cords and the size of loops that can be created.Health Canada2017-06-16T09:40:55-04:00