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Government of Canada supports community-based projects addressing HIV, Hepatitis C, and other sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections

Press Release From: Public Health Agency of Canada February 23, 2024 Today, Yasir Naqvi, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, on behalf of the Honourable Mark Holland, Minister of…

Partnership Accord to renew commitment to Indigenous Peoples in the Fraser Salish Region

Press Release Feb 22, 2024 On February 1, 2024 members of the Fraser Salish Region gathered in Shxwhá:y Village for the signing of the Renewed Partnership Accord, a document created…

Introducing the UAH Funding Initiative grant recipients

Press Release Feb 22, 2024 We are excited to officially announce our grant recipients for the Urban and Away-​From-Home (UAH) Funding Initiative. The UAH Funding Initiative provided grants of up to…

Provincial Indigenous Women’s Reconciliation Council Receives $550,000 for Violence Prevention Efforts

Press Release February 23, 2024 The Honourable Pam Parsons, Minister Responsible for Women and Gender Equality, today announced $550,000 for the Provincial Indigenous Women’s Reconciliation Council. The funding is provided…

Government of Yukon partners with local organizations to bolster school food programs

Press Release 22/02/2024 This is a joint news release with the Yukon Food for Learning Association and the Yukon First Nation Education Directorate The Government of Yukon is making life…

Smartwatches to track blood sugar? FDA has a warning about them – GLOBAL

February 23, 2024 Smartwatches and rings that claim to measure blood sugar levels for medical purposes without piercing the skin could be dangerous and should be avoided, the U.S. Food…

Measles the ‘most transmissible infection on the planet,’ warns expert – CTV

Feb. 22, 2024 Amid a growing number of measles outbreaks in the United States and Europe, health officials are warning the public about the possibilities of outbreaks in Canada, with…

FDA warns consumers over smartwatches to measure blood glucose levels – CBC

People with diabetes must regularly check their blood sugar levels Feb 22, 2024 Smartwatches and rings that claim to measure blood sugar levels for medical purposes without piercing the skin…

Child poverty rate climbs in N.B. – Country 94

Feb 22, 2024 New Brunswick’s child poverty rate is on the rise after a significant drop at the start of the pandemic. That is according to a new report card…

As kids battle dread over climate change, she’s helping them navigate ‘healthy responses to a troubled world’ – The Star

February 22, 2024 CAMH’s Swelen Andari is working to roll out programs through Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario that use evidence-based measures to address climate anxiety in young people, and connect…

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