Resources: General Information
Canadian Institute for Heath:
600-495 Richmond Rd.
Ottawa, ON K2A 4H6
T: 613-241-7860 ext. 6188
CIHI collects, analyzes and publishes data and information in a standardized way that allows every jurisdiction to understand, compare and use the data and information effectively to make the decisions that lead to healthier Canadians. CIHI has offices in Victoria, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and St. Johns.*
The Canadian Red Cross Society offers a wide variety of workplace first aid and CPR training courses with an emphasis on recognition and prevention of injuries before they occur. Red Cross can provide referrals to local providers, courses in emergency and standard first aid, CPR and AED training, as well as advanced training for the workplace emergency response teams.*
CBC News – Health:
Articles provide a Canadian perspective on the latest health-related news stories.
This site provides information about reimbursement for prescription medications in Canada, including information on the various types of private insurance plans, provincial/territorial drug benefit programs and federal plans.*
Health Canada: It’s Your Health (IYH):
4th Floor, Room 492D
Jeanne Mance Building
Postal Locator: 1904D
Ottawa, ON K1A 0K9
Information and Publication Request Line:
Drawn directly from Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada specialists, the articles explain important health and safety issues in simple language. All articles are updated regularly as scientific and new health information becomes available. They also contain links to more detailed and technical sources of information. Subscribers receive email notifications about new IYH articles and updates.*
Public Health Agency of Canada:
130 Colonnade Rd.
Ottawa, ON K1A 0K9
The Public Health Agency of Canada focuses on preventing chronic diseases, such as cancer and heart disease, preventing injuries and responding to public health emergencies and infectious disease outbreaks.*
This site provides health information, timely articles and tools for managing your health.