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South East LHIN announces Patient and Family Advisory Committee members

South East LHIN announces Patient and Family Advisory Committee members
After receiving a tremendous response following an open, public recruitment process, the South East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is pleased to announce that selection of the Patient and Family Advisory Committee (PFAC) has been finalized. Working together to improve the health care system, committee members will be active participants, not only in regionally-focused PFAC meetings but also on local sub-region... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the death of the Honourable Tobias C. Enverga Jr.

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the death of the Honourable Tobias C. Enverga Jr.
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of Senator Tobias C. Enverga Jr.: “It was with sadness that I learned today of the death of Senator Tobias C. Enverga Jr., the first Filipino-Canadian appointed to the Senate. “Senator Enverga served Canadians long before his appointment to the Senate in 2012, and was the... Read More

Ontario youth support making flashy tobacco products and packaging a thing of the past

Ontario youth support making flashy tobacco products and packaging a thing of the past
OTTAWA – Part of what makes smoking appear cool and attractive to young people is product design and packaging. That is why Freeze the Industry, a group of health conscious youth dedicated to stopping the tobacco industry from marketing its products to young people, are holding a demonstration on Parliament Hill on November 9 to ask the federal government to pass... Read More

Canada bolsters peacekeeping and civilian protection measures

Canada bolsters peacekeeping and civilian protection measures
Vancouver – For decades, peacekeeping has helped provide protection to millions of vulnerable people affected by conflicts. However, the context for modern peace operations has changed. Today’s conflicts are intractable, more dangerous, and more complex. Given this new reality, we need to find new solutions. Canada is advancing innovative approaches to enhancing the protection of children, increasing the participation of women... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Louis Riel Day

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Louis Riel Day
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today on Louis Riel Day: “Today, we commemorate the life of Louis Riel, a fearless Métis leader, politician, and founder of the province of Manitoba. “Louis Riel was a courageous and impassioned defender of minority rights and a key contributor to Canadian Confederation. Today, we celebrate a man who envisioned –... Read More

Statement from the Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation on Louis Riel Day

Statement from the Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation on Louis Riel Day
David Zimmer, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, released the following statement today: “November 16 is a date that is significant not only for Métis people, but for all people in Ontario. One hundred and thirty-two years ago, Métis leader Louis Riel was executed after defending the rights of the Métis for leading the Northwest Resistance. Today, Louis Riel is... Read More