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Health Canada Recalls

Harper Government Moves Forward to Regulate Salvia

August 1, 2015

Will protect Canadians from its potentially harmful effects. The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced further steps to protect Canadian youth from dangerous drugs. 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 [...]

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Government of Canada to Take Proactive Approach to Marijuana Advertising Enforcement

August 1, 2015

The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced she has directed Health Canada to take a more proactive approach to monitoring illegal advertising of marijuana by non-regulated parties. 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, [...]

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Statement from the Minister of Health on labelling changes for certain homeopathic products

July 31, 2015

OTTAWA – Today, I am taking additional steps to protect and ensure the safety of Canadian children, by introducing changes for certain homeopathic products that fall under the Natural Health Product Regulations (NHPR). Many Canadians choose to purchase natural health products, including homeopathic products, to maintain and improve their health. The Government of Canada is [...]

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Renewal of Community-Based Aboriginal Health Promotion Programming

July 31, 2015

In July 2015, the Government of Canada announced $120.5 million in ongoing, stable funding for seven health programs administered by Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada. The funding supports Aboriginal health promotion and disease prevention activities as well as two programs that enhance communities’ ability to administer and deliver health services. This [...]

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Government of Canada commits to ongoing funding for Aboriginal health programs

July 31, 2015

Today, Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose announced the Government of Canada’s ongoing, permanent funding commitment of $120.5 million per year for seven health programs that help reduce the health gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians. This is a summary of a recall issued by Health Canada. The link below will take you to the original [...]

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Government of Canada Announces Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Funding in Yukon

July 30, 2015

Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health and Yukon Minister of Health and Social Services Mike Nixon, announced an investment to strengthen training and support for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in Yukon. This investment will increase community awareness, focus on prevention and fund training for front-line staff. This is a summary of a [...]

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Minister Aglukkaq announces investment of over $18 million to strengthen health services in the Northwest Territories

July 30, 2015

Funding will streamline access to health services and improve oral health for children and youth 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 [...]

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Minister Ambrose announces regulatory amendments to help control prescription drug abuse in Canada

July 30, 2015

Amendments in line with the focused approach of the National Anti-Drug Strategy 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 [...]

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Government adopts measures to make cosmetic contact lenses safer

July 29, 2015

The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, announced today that Health Canada is advancing regulations that will require the same medical-device safety standards for non-corrective or ‘cosmetic’ contact lenses as prescription or corrective contact lenses. This is a summary of a recall issued by Health Canada. The link below will take you to the original [...]

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Government of Canada Announces National Anti-Drug Strategy Funding – Vancouver, BC

July 28, 2015

Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Minister of National Revenue, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, will announce federal funding to strengthen substance abuse treatment services across Canada. 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 [...]

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