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Backgrounder:  Amendments to the Criminal Code to protect health care workers and people seeking access to health services

2021-11-2617:41

Employment and Social Development Canada

On November 26, 2021, the Government of Canada introduced amendments to the Criminal Code to enhance protections for health care workers and ensure everyone has safe and unobstructed access to health care.

Backgrounder: Amendments to the Canada Labour Code to provide ten days of paid sick leave

2021-11-2617:41

Employment and Social Development Canada

Amendments to the Canada Labour Code to provide ten days of paid sick leave

Government of Canada and partners invest $20 million in new diabetes research teams

2021-11-2515:00

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

November is Diabetes Awareness Month—a time to reflect on a disease that affects millions of Canadians and to recognize the scientific advances that have been made in the prevention and to treatment of diabetes in Canada, beginning with the discovery of insulin in 1921.

The President of the Treasury Board, Mona Fortier, welcomes easing of COVID-19 restrictions in Government of Canada workplaces

2021-11-1017:21

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

The Honourable Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board, made the following statement today further to the release of new occupational health guidance from Health Canada that eases COVID-19 restrictions in federal workplaces:

Update on Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for the Core Public Administration including the RCMP

2021-11-0413:14

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

A new policy requiring vaccination was announced by the Government of Canada on October 6, 2021 and applies to approximately 268,000 federal public servants in the Core Public Administration (CPA) including members and reservists of the RCMP.