Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Bill Gates renew the call for focused global political leadership and sustained financial commitments to ensure that maternal, newborn and child health remains a global development priority as the world moves beyond 2015 during a moderated discussion.
Minister Rempel announced Western Diversification Program funding of $935,000 to the Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development (CAHRD). The funds will support the purchase of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) equipment to be used to provide CNC Operator skills training to Aboriginal students at the Neeginan College of Applied Technology (NCAT).
February 10, 2015 Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of Health was joined by Wai Young, Member of Parliament for Vancouver South to announce that the Government of Canada is advancing regulations requiring manufacturers to publicly report drug shortages in order for Canadians to better plan for their health and safety.
Kelly Block, Member of Parliament for Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar announced Western Diversification Program funding of $3.1 million for the Gabriel Dumont Institute Training & Employment. Funds will be used to help train 150 new Aboriginal apprentices in trades experiencing a shortage of skilled workers.
On World Cancer Day, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, announced over 80 innovative cancer research projects across Canada. These projects target cancer prevention strategies, early detection and monitoring as well as strengthened care and treatment to improve patient care, and reduce the burden on families and our health systems.
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