The chief of a northwestern Ontario reserve —and an NDP candidate in this fall's federal election — is calling on Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan to sit down to hammer out an agreement on a long-promised treatment facility for mercury poisoning.
Former justice minister and attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould said on Thursday, August 15, 2019, it is "troubling" to her that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tried to "discredit" her through submissions made to the ethics commissioner from his lawyer.
The federal government is overhauling the way it regulates the cost of patented medicines, including ending comparisons to the United States — changes that Canada's health minister is billing as the biggest step towards lower drug prices in a generation.
Canadians will continue to have access to the medications they need, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised on Thursday, August 1, 2019, in the face of escalating worry about a Trump administration decision to allow prescription drug imports from Canada.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is putting Canada's money where his mouth is, promising to increase health and social transfer payments by at least three per cent every year should he become prime minister.
Federal officials say Ottawa was not consulted in advance about the details of a Trump administration proposal announced on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, aimed at allowing American patients and consumers to legally import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada.