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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 […]

New Preschool Program Promotes School Readiness – Sign-Up Now!

New Preschool Program Promotes School Readiness – Sign-Up Now!

A new preschool program will take place this summer to promote school readiness for children in the Aylmer area who have not attended daycare and who are registered for Kindergarten in September 2017. This program is designed to promote school readiness by introducing children to […]

Naloxone Kits Now Available at Some Pharmacies or Public Health Units

Naloxone Kits Now Available at Some Pharmacies or Public Health Units

Naloxone is a life-saving medication that can stop or reverse an opioid overdose. Health Canada is encouraging all pharmacists across Canada to carry Naloxone kits and practice a Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy so that anyone who needs a kit for themselves or a friend […]