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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-957-2991
Toll Free Phone 1-866-225-0709
TTY Phone 1-800-465-7735 (Service Canada)
Fax 613-941-5366
Agency Information
Primary Executive Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health
Funding Federal - Health Canada
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Federal department which helps Canadians maintain and improve their health

National website featuring health information of interest to the general public * topics covered include:
  • consumer product safety
  • drugs and health products
  • environmental and workplace health
  • food and nutrition
  • health care system
  • health concerns
  • healthy living
  • science and research

Canada Vigilance - Ontario - Collects and assesses reports of suspected adverse reactions to health products marketed in Canada * tools for health professionals and consumers

Health - Online information guide for healthy living * various consumer health and safety facts * topics include recalls and alerts, safety, food safety, health, diseases and conditions, Indigenous health, and science, research and data

Services and Programs:
  • Cannabis for Medical Purposes
  • Consumer products and cosmetics
  • Drugs and Health Products
  • First Nations and Inuit Health Branch
  • Medical assistance in dying
Areas Served Canada
Boundaries Canada
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or visit
Languages English ; French
Fees Free
Site Information
Site Location Ottawa
Located In Community Ottawa (City of)
Address & Map Address Locator 0900C2
Ottawa, ON K1A 0K9
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Government / Legal
HCSD Sub Heading Consumer Protection / Complaints
Service Categories Drug Complaints ; Federal Government Departments ~ Health Issues ; Federal Government Information Services ~ Health Issues ; General Health Education Programs

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