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Obesity IS a public health concern

April 28, 2014

April 28, 2014 (OTTAWA) – Dietitians of Canada and the Canadian Public Health Association are disturbed by the conclusions and recommendations outlined in the Fraser Institute report released April 28, 2014. The report’s interpretation of health and economic data could lead to confusion among both policy-makers and the public.

One-of-a-kind mobile app puts vaccination information in the hands of Canadians

March 21, 2014

March 21, 2014 (OTTAWA) – Can’t find little Johnny’s vaccination record? Can’t remember when you received your last vaccination? Not to worry. ImmunizeCA is a new, free, bilingual mobile app created to help Canadians and their families keep track of their immunizations.

Budget 2014: Penny wise, pound foolish

February 12, 2014

February 12, 2014 (OTTAWA) – The budget document tabled yesterday by the Harper Government has more to do with next year’s federal election than it does with protecting and promoting the health of Canadians.