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Snapchat Maps Putting Youth At Risk Of Predators

Snapchat Maps Putting Youth At Risk Of Predators

A new map feature of the popular Snapchat photo-messaging app has some police and privacy advocates concerned that predators could use the app to get a dangerous amount of information about children. Snap Maps allows users to display their location on a map and share […]

Health Canada Proposing to Restrict Marketing of Unhealthy Food and Beverages to Children

Health Canada Proposing to Restrict Marketing of Unhealthy Food and Beverages to Children

Health Canada is consulting with the public, health organizations, industry and other interested stakeholders on the extent of restrictions necessary to support children and parents to build healthy eating habits by protecting children from powerful marketing forces. For more information about this public consultation or to share […]

Health Canada Needs Your Input on the New Healthy Eating Recommendations

Health Canada Needs Your Input on the New Healthy Eating Recommendations

Health Canada is revising Canada’s Food Guide to strengthen its recommendations for healthy eating. In the fall of 2016, they asked Canadians what they need and expect from a revised Canada’s Food Guide. The What We Heard Report summarizes the almost 20,000 responses received. Health Canada used […]

Violence and maltreatment: Are Quebec’s youngest children safe from harm?

According to the latest report published by the Observatoire des tout-petits , “Violence and maltreatment: Are Quebec’s youngest children safe from harm?” there has been a steady rise in the maltreatment of young children aged 0-5 in Quebec since 2007.  In 2015-2016, the Directors of Youth Protection in […]

Parkinson Canada Seeking Patient and Caregiver Feedback on the Drug Movapo®

Parkinson Canada Seeking Patient and Caregiver Feedback on the Drug Movapo®

Parkinson Canada is seeking feedback on the drug Movapo® from people living with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers.  Movapo® is a new medication approved in Canada last November.  It is administered to patients with advanced Parkinson’s disease by injection or injectable pen and is indicated for acute, […]

New Super-Clinic Now Open!

New Super-Clinic Now Open!

Don’t forget to register on the waiting list at the Guichet d’accès à un médecin de famille (GAMF) for a family doctor! The new super-clinic opened it’s doors on Tuesday, July  4 at the corner of St-Raymond and Cité-des-Jeunes in the Hull sector, with 12 new family […]