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Help B.C.'s Kids With Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Issues. Please Pass Bill M-240 ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: B.C., Canada, mental health issues, substance abuse, bills, children, protection )

- 12 days ago -
We want children in British Columbia to get help for their issues with substance abuse,mental illness and sexual exploitation, when they are not capable of helping themselves. Please pass Bill M-240.
When You Have to Give Birth in Secret
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive choices, Canada, First Nations, Native Americans, indigenous peoples, babies, mothers )

- 62 days ago -
Indigenous children are, to put it mildly, overrepresented in Canada's child-welfare system. So parents and activists are going to great lengths to protect their kids.
VIDEO - E. Coli Outbreak From Lettuce Shows Problems With Produce Traceability: Expert
Health & Wellness  (tags: E coli outbreak, lettuce, romaine lettuce, produce traceability, canada, toronto, montreal, quebec, contaminated, diet, disease, food, health, humans, illness, prevention )

- 82 days ago -
TORONTO -- A Canadian expert in food distribution says he is surprised by how long it is taking for a recall to be issued after one death and dozens of illnesses in recent weeks have been linked to romaine lettuce contaminated with E. coli
PETITION - PLEASE SIGN - Walkers for Gravely Ill Infants and Toddlers
Health & Wellness  (tags: walkers, gravely ill, infants, toddlers, adjustment, ban, baby walkers, canada, children, babies, disease, health, healthcare, humans, safety )

- 96 days ago -
My name is Tiffany Payne and I am hoping to make an adjustment to the current ban on baby walkers in Canada so that infants and toddlers with serious and/or life threatening illnesses can have access to them in hospital.
PEETITION - Universal Health Coverage for Dental Care in Canada
Health & Wellness  (tags: universal health covrage, dental caps, canada, oral health, government, health, healthcare, humans, protection, treatment )

- 121 days ago -
Oral health is a vital component to overall health and wellness, and as such, it is important that all Canadians have equal access to preventative and emergency oral care treatments despite income.
Petition - Ask Canada to Improve Toxic Chemical Regulation
Health & Wellness  (tags: canada, chemicals, harmful ingredients, consumer products, Health issues, endocrine disruption, toxic ingredients, risks, safety, prevention of damages, stronger protection laws )

- 136 days ago -
Every day, Canadians are exposed to many chemicals suspected of having harmful impacts on human health. Our reports show that Canadians are being exposed to a slew of chemicals in consumer products, some of which are linked to endocrine (hormone)...
Ban Electroshock in Canada PETITION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Electroshock Therapy, canada, Brain Injuries, ECT, disease, health, healthcare, humans, treatment, women )

- 146 days ago -
The CPA and APA have continued to misrepresent ECT as a useful procedure. They are biased in their view and fail to answer to the brain injuries they are causing people, primarily older women. ECT has been banned...
Label GMO's (Genetically Modified Organisms) in Food in Canada PETITION
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMO's, canada, genetically modified organisms, food, labeling, diet, food, government, health, humans, protection )

- 217 days ago -
Canadians deserve the right to know what is in the food we eat. Right now, if food is genetically modified or engineered, there is no requirement for it to be labelled as such.
Petition to the Government of Canada
Health & Wellness  (tags: polio, canada, government of canada, global polio, eradicating polio, disease, government, health, humans )

- 379 days ago -
We, the undersigned, citizens of Canada, call upon the Government of Canada to pledge an additional $150 million towards the Global Polio Eradication Initiative in order for Canada to continue to play a key role in the global effort to eradicate polio
Plant That Can Cause Third-Degree Burns in Canada -VIDEO-
Health & Wellness  (tags: third-degree burns, canada, plant, skin irritation, blindness, scarring, environment, health, humans, study, warning )

- 607 days ago -
When combined with sunlight, sap from the plants can cause extreme skin irritation, temporary or permanent blindness and scarring.
Toronto Hospital Opens Sweat Lodge for Aboriginal Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: Toronto hospital, sweat lodge, aboriginal patients, canada, mental health and addiction teaching hos, healthcare, humans, treatment )

- 628 days ago -
Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital has added a unique service for its aboriginal clients -- a sweat lodge to help promote spiritual, physical and emotional healing.
PETITION - Stop Charging/Gouging Para-Transit Fees From Dying Elderly Seniors! PETITION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Elderly care, Canada, transit costs, disabled people )

- 645 days ago -
It is an ugly practice to charge our dying seniors in wheelchairs for a para-transit bus ride in a country as wealthy as Canada.
Stop GM Alfalfa Contamination in Canada
Health & Wellness  (tags: alfalfa, Canada, environment, food, GMOs, health, organics )

- 681 days ago -
Please join the Thunderclap and send a message to the Canadian Minister of Agriculture, to convince him to take immediate action, to #stopGMalfalfa and help prevent serious contamination.
Canada, STOP GM Alfalfa!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Alfalfa, bees, Canada, carcinogens, GMOs, glyphosate, health, Ontario, organic, pesticides )

- 706 days ago -
For the first time, Round Up Ready (glyphosate tolerant) GM alfalfa has been sold in Ontario for planting this spring. Alfalfa is a perennial plant which is very important in organic agriculture. Pollinated by bees, contamination is evitable.
Aboriginal Leaders Are Warning of the Mental Health Cost of Climate Change in the North
Health & Wellness  (tags: First Nations, Canada, Inuit, climate change, health impact, social problems, depression, risks )

- 744 days ago -
First Nations and Inuit communities in the North are coping with growing despair over climate change, a problem observers are connecting to mental health and social problems.

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