—Ottawa, ON, March 23, 2016— While yesterday’s budget did not announce significant investments in mental health for 2016, Canadian psychiatrists are encouraged that access to mental health services was named as a priority for the First Minister’s health accord currently under negotiation with the provinces and territories. “Many Canadians with ...
March 23, 2016Jadranka Bacic
—Ottawa, ON, December 8, 2015— Today’s Wait Time Alliance (WTA) Report is a stark reminder that for the seventh consecutive year no visible progress has been made in measuring how well the health system meets the psychiatric needs of Canadians. The report, which grades provincial and national progress in reducing ...
December 8, 2015Jadranka Bacic
—Vancouver, BC, September 30, 2015— The Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) applauds Liberal leader, Justin Trudeau’s promise to negotiate a new Health Accord with provinces and territories—an accord that would include mental health as a priority. The Liberals announced they would establish a pan-Canadian Expert Advisory Council on Mental Health to advise on ...
September 30, 2015Jadranka Bacic