Posts Tagged ‘#HealthCare’

Ontario Passes Law Ensuring Equal Recognition for All Parents and Children

Ontario Passes Law Ensuring Equal Recognition for All Parents and Children

All Families Are Equal Act will Support Families across the Province Today, Ontario passed legislation that will ensure equal treatment for all parents and children in the province. Bill 28, the All Families Are Equal Act, 2016, recognizes the legal status of all parents, whether they are [Read more]

NDP response to Minister Re: #Autism Support & IBI Funding (Video)

NDP response to Minister Re: #Autism Support & IBI Funding (Video)

QUEEN’S PARK, ON – At the legislature, the NDP’s Children and Youth Services Critic, Monique Taylor, delivered remarks outlining concerns of thousands of Ontario families whose autism services are being cut by the Liberal government. “I’m honoured to rise in my role as the Ontario NDP [Read more]

Canadian Cancer Society | April 2016 E-Newsletter

Canadian Cancer Society | April 2016 E-Newsletter

Click for the full newsletter (will open a new window/tab). Why I wear my daffodil pin Cancer may have taken Karen White’s loved ones, but it hasn’t taken her spirit. Read on to see how Daffodil Month provided the hope and support that helped her heal after cancer ravaged her family.   [Read more]

Issues/Info on Board of Health Meeting Agenda for Wednesday (03/16/16)

Issues/Info on Board of Health Meeting Agenda for Wednesday (03/16/16)

THUNDER BAY & DISTRICT – The Thunder Bay District Board of Health  will be holding a regular meeting on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at 1:00 pm in the Boardroom at the Thunder Bay District Health Unit. The following Issue Reports will be presented: Locally Driven Collaborative Project on [Read more]

FASD Medialert Bracelet Pilot Project Encouraging: Hughes

FASD Medialert Bracelet Pilot Project Encouraging: Hughes

ELLIOT LAKE, ON – A pilot project to help emergency workers identify people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is an important step in making sure these people receive the best health care, according to Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing, MP, Carol Hughes. Hughes delivered opening remarks at [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park

Mantha’s News from the Park

This week marked another constituency week where I had the opportunity to tour many communities in the riding and host clinics to assist constituents. I always enjoy coming home and reconnecting with people and hearing your concerns. People across Algoma-Manitoulin continue to raise concerns over [Read more]

Manitouwadge Health Happenings : Celebrating Professionals

Manitouwadge Health Happenings : Celebrating Professionals

  Medical Radiation Technologists (MRTs) across Canada will be celebrated for their work during Medical Radiation Technologists’ Week, November 8-14, 2015. These nationally certified technologists and therapists are committed to delivering compassionate care to patients, while delivering [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park

Mantha’s News from the Park

This week, Ontario’s Auditor General issued a report detailing the failings of the Wynne Liberals when it comes to home care across the province. An audit was conducted of 14 Community Care Access Centres (CCAC’s) across the province.  It concluded that of the $2.4 billion in tax dollars that [Read more]

Liberal Candidate Patty Hajdu Ready For Federal Election

Liberal Candidate Patty Hajdu Ready For Federal Election

THUNDER BAY, ON – This morning, Prime Minister Stephen Harper kicked off the 2015 federal election – one of the longest in Canadian history – with the election date set for October 19th. Thunder Bay-Superior North Liberal candidate Patty Hajdu is ready to bring real action to the region and [Read more]

Health Care Could Become Unsustainable Says MP Carol Hughes

Health Care Could Become Unsustainable Says MP Carol Hughes

The Parliamentary Budget Office released a report that explains the cost to eliminating the federal deficit in Canada, but it is not likely to please many Canadians, especially younger ones. According to the PBO the federal debt will be eliminated over the next 35 years, but the outlook isn’t so [Read more]

MGH Hospital Happenings : Bursary Awarded to Local Graduate

MGH Hospital Happenings : Bursary Awarded to Local Graduate

Judith C. Harris Bursary 2015 The Manitouwadge General Hospital is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2015 Judith C. Harris Bursary is Briar Hunter.  Briar will pursue her university education in the health care field.  Mrs. Harris, Board Chair presented the $1,000 bursary letter at [Read more]

New Members Appointed to North West LHIN Board of Directors

New Members Appointed to North West LHIN Board of Directors

The Public Appointments Secretariat of the Province of Ontario, through Order-in-Council, has appointed three new members to the North West Local Health Integration Network’s Board of Directors. Appointed on March 18, 2015, for a three-year term, is Darryl Allan, a member of the Northwest Angle [Read more]

Canada Needs a National Healthcare Strategy

Canada Needs a National Healthcare Strategy

Canadians consistently put healthcare at the top of the list of issues that are most important to them. 83% of Canadians believe that the federal government needs to take a leadership role in health care, and 80% of Canadians want a stronger healthcare system. In spite of this, Canada has no [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park : Healthcare & Gov’t Accountability

Mantha’s News from the Park : Healthcare & Gov’t Accountability

In Northern Ontario we know all too well the challenges we face with access to healthcare.  Many have to travel long distances for care, and at a time when there seems to be continuous cuts to services, and wasted millions it becomes extremely frustrating. This week my colleague and NDP Health [Read more]

NOSM Researcher Participating in $55.5M National Dementia Initiative

NOSM Researcher Participating in $55.5M National Dementia Initiative

Wednesday, September 10, 2014, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of Health, announced the launch of the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA), a national initiative aimed at tackling the growing onset of dementia and related illnesses and improving the lives of [Read more]

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