Health Canada Spends $1.5M To Re-Air Pot Ads Before Election

Health Canada Spends $1.5M To Re-Air Pot Ads Before Election

CP  07.13.2015
"Our government will continue to raise awareness about the harmful effects of drug abuse and encourage youth to choose a drug-free lifestyle."...
Critics Slam Feds Over New Rules For Safe Injection Sites

Critics Slam Feds Over New Rules For Safe Injection Sites

CP  06.22.2015
"They ... consciously worked on, 'How do we make this as difficult as possible.'"
Health Canada's New Labels Would Showcase Sugar, Serving Sizes

Health Canada's New Labels Would Showcase Sugar, Serving Sizes

CP  06.12.2015
TORONTO - Health Canada is proposing redesigned nutrition labels that would highlight when food products contain a lot of sugar.The new...

Tories Want To Change How Drugs Are Managed

CP  06.11.2015
The Conservative government wants to update the Canada's Controlled Drugs and Substances Act for the first time in nearly twenty years....
Canadians In 'A Soup Of Radiation': Tory MP

Canadians In 'A Soup Of Radiation': Tory MP

Althia Raj  06. 1.2015
"There is evidence of risks that they are refusing to recognize,"
92 Thalidomide Survivors Have Received One-Time Payment: Ambrose

92 Thalidomide Survivors Have Received One-Time Payment: Ambrose

CP  05.22.2015
OTTAWA - The federal health minister has unveiled the details of a multi-million-dollar compensation package for thalidomide victims.Rona...
Leitch Leads First-Ever Trade Mission For Canadian Businesswomen

Leitch Leads First-Ever Trade Mission For Canadian Businesswomen

CP  05.17.2015
OTTAWA - Look at photos of overseas trade missions in recent years and you'll see the same thing: mostly men in dark suits, grinning for...
5 Programs Promised Less Cash Than Canada's 150th Birthday Bash

5 Programs Promised Less Cash Than Canada's 150th Birthday Bash

Zi-Ann Lum  04.23.2015
In two years, Canada will celebrate its 150th birthday. To mark the milestone, the government earmarked $210 million in its federal budget...

Minister's Speech On Health Care Abruptly Switches To Terrorism

CP  02.27.2015
Rona Ambrose, Canada's top minister for health care, says parents ask her about the threat of the Islamic State "everywhere I go."
Ambrose: I'd End Medical Pot Grow-Ops If I Could

Ambrose: I'd End Medical Pot Grow-Ops If I Could

CP  02.13.2015
EDMONTON - Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose says her hands are tied right now over the growing trend of home-based marijuana grow ops...

Ambrose: Anti-Vaxxers With Kids Are 'Really Irresponsible'

CP  02.10.2015
VANCOUVER - The federal health minister says she can't help but get emotional over some parents' decision not to get their children vaccinated...
Government Misses Deadline To Help Thalidomide Survivors

Government Misses Deadline To Help Thalidomide Survivors

CP  01.26.2015
OTTAWA - The federal NDP chastised the Conservative government on Monday for missing a deadline to provide funding to 95 thalidomide victims.The...
A Year of Fighting for Food Rights Around the World

A Year of Fighting for Food Rights Around the World

Rachel Parent  01.13.2015
I can't help but look back on 2014 with such gratitude. For Kids Right To Know, it's been our biggest and busiest year so far. I could...
Thalidomide Survivors Get Long-Sought Meeting With Health Minister

Thalidomide Survivors Get Long-Sought Meeting With Health Minister

CP  12. 1.2014
OTTAWA - Health Minister Rona Ambrose says the federal government is eager to work with thalidomide victims to ensure they're properly...
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