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February 6, 2019

Clinical Trials Ontario: Call for Members for the Patient and Public Advisory Group

Clinical Trials Ontario (CTO) is an independent not-for-profit organization established with support from the Government of Ontario. Our mandate is to work together with the clinical trials community, the public,...
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January 25, 2019

Watch our most recent webinar! How Timely is Canada’s Medication Review and Approval Process?

How Timely is Canada’s Medication Review and Approval Process? Date held: January 24th, 2019 Presented by: Gerry Jeffcott, 3Sixty Public Affairs with Nigel Rawson & Sarah Lussier Webinar Information: This...
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January 22, 2019

Health Minister Unveils the Revised Canada Food Guide

Canada’s long-anticipated revised food guide was released Tuesday morning, and it has some big changes from previous guidance on healthy eating. As hinted at in public consultations and draft documents,...
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January 17, 2019

Larotrectinib for TRK Gene Fusion-positive Cancer: Patient & Caregiver Survey Now Available

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network, in participation with six fellow Canadian patient groups have developed a new patient & caregiver survey. The purpose of the survey is to provide the...
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January 16, 2019

Glyphosate Objectors’ Concerns Heightened by Health Canada Response

Glyphosate Objectors’ Concerns Are Heightened Following Replies from Health Canada (being released January 14, 2019 online)   Responses Dismiss Key Science and Lack Transparency Canadians at Risk, With no Independent...
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January 10, 2019

HHS discloses issue with a specific type of radiation therapy at the Juravinski Cancer Centre

In late November 2018, Hamilton Health Sciences discovered an issue with the equipment used to deliver brachytherapy (BT) to patients with cervical cancer. The only patients who may have been...
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January 10, 2019

Health Canada Announces Release of Drug and Medical Device Databases

December 27, 2018 Health Canada is pleased to announce the release of the document Drug and Medical Device Databases. This document provides a comprehensive list of Health Canada’s drug and medical...
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January 9, 2019

Public Consultation: Strict regulation of edible cannabis, extracts and topicals

This consultation opened on December 20, 2018. It will close on February 20, 2019. Health Canada is seeking feedback on draft regulations to minimize the public health and public safety risks posed...
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January 3, 2019

Innovative Medicines Canada (IMC) introduces new Ethics and Integrity Education online tool

From Innovative Medicines Canada: "Innovative Medicines Canada (IMC) is pleased to introduce a dynamic new Ethics and Integrity Education online tool to help its stakeholders understand the Code of Ethical Practices that...
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