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Aug 13, 2014, 15:10 ET

Public Health Notice: Outbreak of Salmonella infections related to sprouted chia seed powder

Updated August 13, 2014 This notice has been updated to include 4 additional cases and to communicate the closing of the...

Aug 12, 2014, 21:45 ET

Government of Canada donates experimental Ebola vaccine to World Health Organization

Treatment may help ongoing outbreak response in West Africa OTTAWA, Aug. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today...

Jul 23, 2014, 11:00 ET

Government of Canada shows international leadership to Addressing HIV/AIDS

MELBOURNE, Australia, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, participated in the 20th International AIDS...

Jul 18, 2014, 13:54 ET

Minister Ambrose to attend 20th International AIDS Conference in Australia

Building on achievements and exploring new ways to find a cure for HIV/AIDS OTTAWA, July 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister...

Jun 27, 2014, 14:30 ET

Public Health Notice: Outbreak of Salmonella infections related to sprouted chia seed powder

OTTAWA, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - This public health notice has been updated to include 7 additional cases that have been added to the investigation....

Jun 20, 2014, 16:30 ET

Public Health Notice: Outbreak of Salmonella infections related to sprouted chia seed powder

OTTAWA, June 20, 2014 /CNW/ - This public health notice has been updated to include 8 additional cases that have been added to the investigation....

Jun 18, 2014, 15:46 ET

Increasing opportunities for children living with intellectual disabilities to participate in physical activity

Government of Canada partnering with Special Olympics Canada, the RBC Foundation and the Samuel Family Foundation to expand Active Start and...

Jun 13, 2014, 15:00 ET

Public Health Notice: Outbreak of Salmonella infections related to sprouted chia seed powder

OTTAWA, June 13, 2014 /CNW/ - This public health notice has been updated to include 10 additional cases and the identification of two new strains...

Jun 11, 2014, 16:18 ET

Public Health Notice: Outbreak of Salmonella infections related to contact with snakes and rodents used to feed them

OTTAWA, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - This public health notice has been updated to reflect 2 additional cases in Ontario that have been added to the...

Jun 10, 2014, 16:01 ET

Public Health Notice: Outbreak of Salmonella infections related to sprouted chia seed powder

OTTAWA, June 10, 2014 /CNW/ - This public health notice has been updated to include 5 additional cases that have been added tp the investigation....

Mar 14, 2013, 14:06 ET

Harper Government Invests in New Brunswick Healthy Living Project NB PLAYS!

Encouraging children and youth to become more active FREDERICTON, NB, March 14, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of...

Mar 13, 2013, 11:48 ET

Government of Canada investments in Healthy Living initiatives

TORONTO, March 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Dr. Colin Carrie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, today announced on behalf of the Honourable...

Feb 21, 2013, 11:30 ET

Harper government invests in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder projects

TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, Parliamentary Secretary Dr. Colin Carrie, Member of Parliament for Oshawa, announced on behalf of the...

Feb 20, 2013, 12:15 ET

Harper Government Partners with AIR MILES Reward Program and YMCAs in Canada to Promote Healthy Living

Canadian children and families offered incentives to become more physically active CALGARY, Feb. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Federal Health Minister Leona...

Jan 21, 2013, 12:54 ET

Harper government announces injury prevention funding

To promote active and safe play among children and youth WHITEHORSE, Jan. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, Ryan Leef, Member of Parliament for Yukon,...

Jan 14, 2013, 17:54 ET

Public Health Agency of Canada - 14 January 2013 - Public Health Notice: E. coli O157:H7 illnesses in the Maritimes and Ontario

OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Why you should take note Since our last update, 2 additional cases of E. coli O157:H7 illness were confirmed in...

Jan 14, 2013, 15:10 ET

Government of Canada supports the health, well-being and school readiness of Aboriginal children

LETHBRIDGE, AB, Jan. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Jim Hillyer, Member of Parliament for Lethbridge, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of...

Jan 11, 2013, 19:13 ET

Public Health Agency of Canada - Update: 11 January 2013 - Public Health Notice: E. coli O157:H7 illnesses in the Maritimes and Ontario

OTTAWA, Jan. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Why you should take note The latest evidence in the Public Health Agency of Canada's food-borne illness...

Jan 09, 2013, 20:07 ET

Public Health Agency of Canada - Update: 09 January 2013 - Public Health Notice: E. coli O157:H7 illnesses in Atlantic Canada and Ontario

OTTAWA, Jan. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Why you should take note Today, an additional case of E.coli O157:H7 was confirmed in Ontario as part of this...

Jan 08, 2013, 21:58 ET

Public Health Agency of Canada - 08 January 2013 - Public Health Notice: E. coli O157:H7 illnesses in Atlantic Canada and Ontario

OTTAWA, Jan. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Why you should take note Products contaminated with E. coli O157 can pose a serious public health risk. The...