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Health Canada Recalls

Statement from Health Canada

February 20, 2015

It has come to Health Canada’s attention that Creative Edge Nutrition, Inc. (CEN Biotech, Inc.) issued a February 19, 2015 Shareholder Update Statement which mischaracterizes the meaning of the Department’s recent action in respect of the application for a license to produce under the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR). This is a summary of [...]

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Government of Canada supports innovative healthcare solutions including a focus on dementia

February 20, 2015

Today, Peter Kent, Member of Parliament for Thornhill, announced on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, federal support of $127,000 for Saint Elizabeth Health Care in Markham, Ontario. The funding will support a project to assist healthcare providers working in homes and in long-term care facilities to improve the care experience of [...]

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Speaking Notes for the Hon. Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health | Announcement on the Requirement to Report Drug Shortages

February 19, 2015

It is a pleasure to be here for today’s important announcement and to be joined by my colleague and friend, Wai Young, Member of Parliament for Vancouver South, as well as The Honourable Terry Lake, Minister of Health for British Columbia, Dr. Douglas DuVal, Vice President, Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society, Suzanne Nurse, Chair of the Drug [...]

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Health Canada increases transparency on health product and other regulatory information

February 12, 2015

Health Canada is launching a number of new initiatives to improve the transparency and availability of health product and other regulatory information. These initiatives build on the progress already made with other Health Canada transparency measures achieved through its Regulatory Transparency and Openness Framework. Under the Framework, Health Canada is making more regulatory information available [...]

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Harper Government launches new online tool for drug safety information

February 12, 2015

On behalf of Health Minister Rona Ambrose, Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and Oakville Member of Parliament Terence Young today launched the Drug and Health Product Register, a new web tool designed to provide Canadians with easy access to consumer-friendly information on medicines and vaccines in order to better ensure the health and safety of themselves [...]

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Notice to the Media – Important announcement regarding safe medication management

February 11, 2015

On behalf of Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport and Terence Young, Member of Parliament for Oakville, to make an announcement about safe medications management. This is a summary of a recall issued by Health Canada. The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing [...]

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The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

February 11, 2015

The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) is Canada’s national hazard communication standard. Under WHMIS, Health Canada administers This is a summary of a recall issued by Health Canada. The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to do if you are affected by [...]

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Government of Canada Passes New Regulations to Enhance the Level of Protection for Workers Handling Hazardous Materials in the Workplace

February 11, 2015

Regulatory changes deliver on key Regulatory Cooperation Council initiative This is a summary of a recall issued by Health Canada. The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to do if you are affected by this recall. View Full Details Of Original Health Canada [...]

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Harper Government Announces Requirement for Reporting of Drug Shortages

February 10, 2015

Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of Health was joined by Wai Young, Member of Parliament for Vancouver South to announce that the Government of Canada is advancing regulations that will require manufacturers to publicly report drug shortages in order for Canadians to better plan for their health and safety. By providing advanced warning [...]

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Notice to the media – Minister of Health makes an important announcement regarding drug safety

February 9, 2015

The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of Health, joined by the Honourable Terry Lake, Minister of Health for British Columbia, will make an important announcement. This is a summary of a recall issued by Health Canada. The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what [...]

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