Federal Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos said on Monday, August 1, 2022, that the government will invest $17.9 million to increase access to HIV testing in remote communities and among hard-to-reach populations.
With pandemic restrictions easing across Canada, a House of Commons committee was warned on April 25, 2022, that disruptive new variants of COVID-19 will continue to emerge every few months unless the low vaccination rate in poorer countries rises.
Russia's blocking of humanitarian aid to Ukraine and its bombing of medical facilities should be the subjects of an international war crimes investigation, says Canada's international development minister.
A new climate finance initiative marks a departure from Canada’s reliance on large multinational banks to distribute funds and instead puts money directly in the hands of those most affected by climate change, experts say.
Military police have laid criminal charges against the Canadian Armed Forces’ former head of human resources despite the Liberal government having said it would transfer the investigation and prosecution of sexual misconduct cases to civilian authorities.
Anita Anand announced on Thursday, November 4, 2021, she had accepted a retired Supreme Court judge’s recent call to transfer the investigation and prosecution of military sexual misconduct cases to civilian authorities.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took direct aim at military commanders on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, following a whirlwind 48 hours involving a senior officer who provided a reference for a convicted sex offender.