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Choosing legal cannabis helps to protect you and your loved ones from avoidable health risks.

Last Updated: Jun. 27, 2022
Date Published: Apr. 27, 2022
Organization: Health Canada
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Keywords:  cannabis, legal cannabis infographic, legal-and-illegal cannabis, choose legal cannabis, reduce your risk
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COVID-19 is an illness caused by a coronavirus. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, some of which infect animals and others that can infect humans.

Last Updated: Jul. 7, 2020
Date Published: Jun. 27, 2020
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
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Keywords:  COVID-19, coronavirus, testing, stigma, mental health, physical health
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Minister of Health, announced nearly $1.7 million in funding to projects led by the Community Addictions Peer Support Association (CAPSA) and Moms Stop the Harm (MSTH) to help organizations take action against stigma related to substance use and support families who are trying to help loved ones living with addiction

Last Updated: May 28, 2021
Date Published: Apr. 15, 2021
Organization: Health Canada
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Keywords:  Funding, reduce stigma, support families, overdose crisis, Community Addictions Peer Support Association, CAPSA, Moms Stop the Harm, MSTH
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Approx. 11 people die by suicide each day.

Last Updated: Feb. 4, 2020
Date Published: Jul. 18, 2019
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
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Keywords:  Suicide, cause of death, thoughts, plans, attempts, help
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This year's report from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada provides a snapshot of key public health trends and shines a light on one of the drivers of health inequities: stigma.

Last Updated: Dec. 19, 2019
Date Published: Dec. 18, 2019
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
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Keywords:  Stigma, Life Expectancy, Mental Health, Substance Use, Antimicrobial Resistance, Climate Change, Racialized identities, Racism, LGBTQ2+
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Stigma is negative attitudes, beliefs or behaviours about or towards a group of people because of their situation in life. It includes discrimination, prejudice, judgment and stereotypes, which can isolate people who use drugs.

Last Updated: Feb. 1, 2023
Date Published: Jun. 20, 2022
Organization: Health Canada
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Keywords:  stigma, why words matter, negative attitudes, discrimination, prejudice, judgment, stereotypes
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There are simple, practical things you can do to prepare in case you or someone in your household becomes ill or if COVID-19 becomes common in your community.

Last Updated: Aug. 4, 2020
Date Published: May 25, 2020
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
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Keywords:  Coronavirus, COVID-19, Get prepared, emergency preparedness, pandemic, outbreak, epidemic.
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In the past five years (2016 to 2020) rates of infectious syphilis among females increased by 740%, while male cases increased by 70% during the same period. Overall, infectious syphilis rates have increased by 124% nationally, from 2016 to 2020. Rates of infectious syphilis have increased in almost all provinces and territories (except for New Brunswick and Nunavut).

Last Updated: Sep. 2, 2021
Date Published: Jul. 28, 2021
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
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Keywords:  Infectious Syphilis, Congenital Syphilis, in Canada, STBBI, Infectious Syphilis, congenital syphilis, TBBI prevention, testing and treatment, CCDIC
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Overdose-related deaths and other harms are affecting our friends, families and communities. Addiction is not a choice. It is a treatable medical condition yet many people affected by addiction face stigma.

Last Updated: Feb. 1, 2023
Date Published: Mar. 2, 2022
Organization: Health Canada
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Keywords:  opioids, opioids overdose crisis, stigma around drug-use, addiction, treatable medical condition
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In 2019, there were 4,912 hepatitis B cases reported for a rate of 13.1 per 100,000 people. From 2018 to 2019, the rate of acute hepatitis B decreased by 10%. From 2018 to 2019, the rate of chronic hepatitis B decreased by 8%. From 2016 to 2019, the total reported rates of chronic hepatitis B decreased.

Last Updated: Sep. 2, 2021
Date Published: Jul. 28, 2021
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
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Keywords:  Hepatitis B in Canada, 2019 surveillance data, hepatitis B, surveillance data, chronic hepatitis, acute hepatitis, Hepatitis B, by sex and age groups, Rate of chronic hepatitis B
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