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Health care providers

    >>Abortion and euthanasia, refusal to participate right, protecting
    >>>Amending Criminal Code, legislation, 351(8:1510)
    >>>Petitions, 68(4:1010), 1463(25:1205), 4413(68:1605), 4537(70:1215), 4712-3(73:1515), 4949(77:1030), 5091(78:1510), 5518(85:1005), 8647(138:1505)
    >>>See also Criminal Code (amdt.)(Bill C-246)
    >>Aging, factor, 12576(2043:2025)
    >>Doctors
    >>>Liabilities, risk assessment and risk management, 12581(203:2100)
    >>>Shortage
    >>>>Alleviating, immigration procedures, streamlining, o.q., 12531(203:1440)
    >>>>Doctors not accepting new patients, 12577(203:2035)
    >>>>Emigration to United States, 12577(203:2035)
    >>>>Family practitioners, 12577(203:2030)
    >>>>Foreign-trained doctors, role, 12576(203:2025)
    >>>>Incentives, federal government providing directly, increased funding to provinces alternative, 12578(203:2035)
    >>>>Newfoundland and Labrador, 12575-6(203:2020)
    >>>>Quebec early retirement incentives factor, 12587(203:2150)
    >>>>Rural Canada, 12575-8(203:2020-35)
    >>>>>Debt free student loan program, establishing, 12576(203:2025), 12577(2-3:2030)
    >>>>>Income tax incentives, providing, 12576(203:2025), 12577(203:2030)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 12994(211:1100)
    >>>>See also Health care providers--Shortage
    >>Medical schools enrolment, 5037(77:2000), 8966(144:1110)
    >>>Quebec, increase, 12587(203:2150)
    >>Money concerns, putting before patients, 12583(203:2110-5)
    >>Morale, decline, 12575(203:2020)
    >>Nurses
    >>>Injury rates, o.q., 3747-8(57:1500)
    >>>Role
    >>>>Concerns, etc., 12584-5(203:2125)
    >>>>Tribute, S.O. 31, 3389-90(52:1410-5)
    >>>See also Health care providers--Shortage; National Nursing Month
    >>Quebec, family doctors, availability, increasing, necessity, 5039(77:2010)
    >>Respect, providing to, 12597(203:2250)
    >>Rural communities, attracting, difficulties, 1888(32:1215), 3114(47:2125), 5036(77:1945), 8982(144:1305)
    >>Salaries, provincial competition, impact on poorer provinces, 12576(203:2020)
    >>Shortage
    >>>Correcting, 5037(77:1955), 5039(77:2010), 9005(144:1550), 12596(203:2245), 12597(203:2250)
    >>>>o.q., 2912(45:1130), 2970-1(46:1450-5), 3933(60:1145)
    >>>Doctors and nurses, 73(4:1045), 74(4:1055), 3538(54:1135), 3859(59:1240), 3971(61:1245), 5045(77:2050), 8309(133:1235), 8966(144:1110-5), 8982(144:1305-10), 12567(203:1925)
    >>>>Emigration to United States, 11471(186:1715)
    >>>>>See also Health care providers--Doctors, Shortage
    >>>>o.q., 5088(78:1450), 5349(82:1455)
    >>>>Quebec, federal-provincial tax/fiscal imbalance factor, 12587(203:2145-50)
    >>>Doctors not accepting new patients, 8309(133:1235), 8342(133:1600), 8966(144:1115)
    >>>Funding cutbacks, relationship, 9008(144:1615)
    >>>Immigration Department not recognizing, 2543(39:1510)
    >>>>o.q., 2538(39:1440-5), 3747-8(57:1500)
    >>>Morale, impact, 8966(144:1110)
    >>>Nurses, seeking opportunities in United States, brain drain issue, etc., 379(8:1820), 3971(61:1245)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 1712-3(29:1400)
    >>>Nursing strategy, adopting, 5037(77:2000)
    >>>Professions vested interests factor, lesser trained persons alternative, 12583(203:2110)
    >>>Regions, 12583(203:2110)
    >>>Tax reduction, impact, 5046-7(77:2100)
    >>>Teaching institutions not training enough people, 12583(203:2110)
    >>>See also Health care providers--Doctors
    >>See also Speech therapy services

Health care system

    >>Aboriginal peoples see Aboriginal peoples/communities
    >>Access, availability, 330(7:1740), 374(8:1750), 3539(54:1135), 4648(72:1320), 8983(144:1320), 12591(203:2215)
    >>>Chances of survival, relationship, Canadian Institute for Health Information study, o.q., 3798(58:1440-5)
    >>>Decline, o.q., 9661(156:1455)
    >>>Government focus, 3685(56:1700)
    >>>>$800 million commitment, 5034(77:1935)
    >>>>Throne Speech statement, 10(2:1530)
    >>>Official language of choice, offering in, 6801-2(107:1010)
    >>>>See also Canada Health Act (amdt.--linguistic duality)(Bill C-407)
    >>>o.q., 2971(46:1455)
    >>>See also Bone marrow transplants
    >>Accountability
    >>>Access to information, corporate governance, requirements, lack, 12566(203:1915)
    >>>Information, performance indicators reporting committee, 8961-2(144:1035-40), 9010(144:1630)
    >>>Lack, 74(4:1055)
    >>Administration, public, necessity, 5049(77:2110-5)
    >>Aging population, impact, 74(4:1055), 3852(59:1150),4465(69:1330), 5042(77:2025), 5045(77:2050), 8350(133:1710), 12567(203:1925), 12570(203:1940), 12571(203:1955), 12576(203:2025), 12581(203:2100), 12583(203:2110-5), 12589(203:2155), 12597(203:2250)
    >>>Rural regions, increase, 5035(77:1945)
    >>>>See also Health care system--Rural and remote communities
    >>Alberta
    >>>Mazankowski report
    >>>>Provincial government implementing, 8458(134:1635)
    >>>>See also Health care system--Privatization
    >>>Two-tier system, 961(17:1505), 8973(144:1155-1200)
    >>>>Federal funding cutbacks, relationship, 3538(54:1130), 3542-3(54:1200-5)
    >>Alternative delivery methods, studying, federal health research funding use, 12593(203:2230)
    >>Annual survey, results, release, government response, o.q., 11761(192:1440)
    >>British Columbia, Liberal government (Campbell), cutbacks, 10782(175:1625-30)
    >>>o.q., 10767(175:1445), 11761(192:1440)
    >>>S.O. 31, 8589-90(137:1105)
    >>Canadian Alliance position, 12566-7(203:1920), 12569(203:1935), 12569(203:1935), 12593(203:2230)
    >>Canadian Alliance task force, 73(4:1050)
    >>Canadian Medical Association document, "Prescription for Sustainability", 12592(203:2215)
    >>Canadian values, reflecting, 12596(203:2245)
    >>Canadians concerns, 12591(203:2215)
    >>Canadians lack of confidence in system, 12567(203:1925)
    >>Challenges, 12568(203:1930)
    >>Citizens' council, establishing, quality, ensuring, 274(7:1135), 5035(77:1940)
    >>Community-based care centres, 12578(2-03:2040), 12597(203:2255)
    >>Community-based health promotion and disease prevention measures, federal government championing, Throne Speech commitment, 13(2:1530)
    >>Consistent quality health care, nationwide, Patients' Bill of Rights, 537(11:1505)
    >>>See also Patients' Bill of Rights (Bill C-261)
    >>Costs
    >>>Awareness, 5047(77:2100)
    >>>Increase, 4465(69:1325-30), 4490(69:1545), 4491(69:1555), 4493(69:1605), 8968(144:1125), 8976(144:1225), 9008-9(144:1615-20), 12565(203:1905)
    >>>>6.5% annually, unsustainable, 8309(133:1235), 8967(144:1115)
    >>>>Demographic factors, etc., 8309(133:1235)
    >>Crisis, 5043(77:2040), 5045(77:2050), 8309(133:1235), 12566(203:1920), 12567(203:1925), 12573(203:2005), 12575-6(203:2020)
    >>>Federal government funding cutbacks factor, 8182(130:1545), 8793(141:1015), 12289(200:1745)
    >>>Government responsibility, 151(5:1055), 1288(22:2020), 3696(56:1815), 3538-9(54:1130-5), 5040(77:2015-20)
    >>>>o.q., 2912(45:1430)
    >>>Distribution, shifts, 9012(144:1645)
    >>>M., emergency debate requesting, emergency criteria not present, not accepted, 8337(133:1520-5)
    >>Crisis managed health care, 12568(203:1925)
    >>Diagnostic and medical equipment
    >>>$800 million annually, need, 5039(77:2005)
    >>>Access, OECD countries, comparison, o.q., 5486(84:1445)
    >>>CAT scanner, Pembroke, ON, residents, raising funds to purchase, 3500(53:1610), 7104(111:1545)
    >>>Costs, 4465(69:1330)
    >>>Federal government funding, action plan, Medical Equipment Fund, etc., 8314(133:1305), 12277(200:1605-10), 12286(200:1725), 12565(203:1910), 12595-6(203:2245)
    >>>>$1 billion commitment, 5034(77:1935)
    >>>>Accountability, lack, appropriateness of expenditures, 12565(203:1910), 12567(203:1920), 12576(203:2025), 12585(203:2130)
    >>>>Operating costs, provinces paying, 12587(203:2145)
    >>>>Throne Speech statement, 13(2:1530)
    >>>Internet role, high speed/broadband, transmitting information, 8414(134:1125)
    >>>MRI scanners, shortage/inequitable distribution, correcting, 73(4:1045), 2261-2(36:1840-5)
    >>>>Delays, 8182(130:1545)
    >>>>o.q., 109(4:1440-5), 162(5:1150), 2912(45:1130), 2970(46:1450), 3562(54:1420)
    >>>>Ottawa, ON, S.O. 31, 2302(37:1410)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 3146(48:1435-40)
    >>>Ontario government expenditures, federal transfer payments funding, 4469(69:1355)
    >>>>Provincial government not using funds, 8354(133:1745)
    >>>Outdated, health risks, etc., 2549(40:1040), 5045(77:2050), 8966(144:1115), 12567(203:1925)
    >>>See Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL)--Chalk River Laboratories
    >>Disposable medical devices, national standard, setting, request, o.q., 7377-8(116:1455)
    >>Efficiency, improving, need, 8844(141:1640)
    >>Electronic patient records, 5034(77:1935-40), 12565(203:1910), 12578(203:2040), 12596(203:2245)
    >>Emergency room, waits, excessive, 3694(56:1805), 3695(56:1815), 8309(133:1235)
    >>>See also Demers, Percy
    >>End of life care see Palliative care
    >>Equality, ensuring, 19(2:1600), 3681(56:1630-5), 3685(56:1700)
    >>Federal-provincial disputes, 12564(203:1905)
    >>>Dispute settlement mechanism, establishing, 12567(203:1925)
    >>Federal-provincial jurisdiction, roles, 52(3:1655), 57(3:1735), 73(4:1045), 488(10:1255), 8350(133:1710), 8968(144:1125), 8970-1(144:1135-40), 8972(144:1150-5), 8974-5(144:1205-15), 8985-6(144:1330-40), 9003-5(144:1535-50), 9006(144:1600), 9010-1(144:1630-5), 9012(144:1645), 9381(151:1620-5) 9383-4(151:1635-45), 9387(151:1705), 12567(203:1925), 12571-2(203:1955), 12574(203:2010), 12578(203:2040), 12586-7(203:2140-5), 12588(203:2150-5)
    >>>Federal government adversarial approach, 74(4:1050-5), 75(4:1100), 8967(144:1115), 8969(144:1125)
    >>>Federal intrusion into provincial jurisdiction, 8453(134:1605)
    >>>Quebec sovereignty, relationship, 9007-8(144:1610-5)
    >>>See also Health care system--Renewal--Service delivery
    >>Federal-provincial-territorial co-operation, importance, 12582(203:2105)
    >>Federal-provincial-territorial ministers' meeting, results, 9003(144:1540)
    >>>o.q., 5598(86:1500)
    >>For profit medicine, role, Health Minister McLellan position, o.q., 8325-6(133:1425)
    >>Free trade, relationship, 2359(37:2035), 3381(52:1325)
    >>>See also Free trade
    >>Funding see Health care funding
    >>Government measures, 18(2:1550)
    >>>Lack, 3695(56:1815)
    >>Health promotion and wellness, importance, 12568(203:1925), 12578(203:2040), 12592-3(203:2220-5), 12597(203:2250)
    >>Health transition fund, 9005-6(144:1550-1600), 12570(203:1945)
    >>>Innovative projects, funding, S.O. 31, 1713(29:1400)
    >>History, 5047-8(77:2105-10), 8350-1(133:1710)
    >>Human rights, relationship, 12596(203:2245)
    >>Importance to Canadians, priority, concerns, etc., 13(2:1530), 43(3:1545-50), 72-3(4:1040-50), 75(4:1100), 2089(34:1055), 2325(37:1640), 3695(56:1815), 5047(77:2105), 8309(133:1235), 8310(133:1240), 8315(133:1320), 8426(134:1305), 8454(134:1610), 8966(144:1110), 9010(144:1630), 9012(144:1645), 9014-5(144:1705), 12565(203:1910), 12566(203:1920), 12595-6(203:2245)
    >>Improving, government commitment, 5033(77:1930), 5042(77:2030), 5046(77:2055)
    >>Individual responsibility, lifestyle practices, importance, 8977(144:1230)
    >>Inefficiency, 8345(133:1625)
    >>Innovation, McMaster University, leadership, S.O. 31, 12181(199:1405)
    >>International comparison, best/one of best in world, 8416(134:1145), 8449(134:1535)
    >>Medically necessary services, defining, 12589-90(203:2205), 12591(203:2215)
    >>Medicare
    >>>50/50 partnership, no longer, 4450(69:1145), 9351-2(151:1310)
    >>>Douglas, Tommy, role, 836(15:1255), 5048(77:2105)
    >>>Government commitment, action needed, 8427(134:1310)
    >>>Importance, priority, 12319(200:2150), 12320(200:2155)
    >>>Liberal government (Pearson) role, 12564(203:1900)
    >>>Liberal Party 1919 promise, implemented in 1966, Saskatchewan Co-operative Commonwealth Federation government plan factor, 2951(46:1255)
    >>>Saskatchewan government role, 9694(157:1015)
    >>National standards
    >>>Canada Health and Social Transfer (CHST) cash transfers, using to enforce, 4447(69:1125-30), 4448(69:1135)
    >>>Establishing, 4439(69:1030), 5047(77:2105), 12564(203:1900), 12574(203:2010)
    >>>Federal government role, S.O. 31, 6414(99:1400)
    >>New Democratic Party position, 12573(203:2000-5)
    >>New mothers, support at home, midwives, visiting homemakers, postnatal assistants, need for, S.O. 31, 10081(163:1400)
    >>Nurse practitioners, role, 12593(203:2220)
    >>>See also Health care system--Rural and remote communities
    >>Obesity, children and adults, increase, impact, 12825-6(208:1240-5)
    >>>o.q., 12399(202:1500)
    >>Ontario
    >>>Heart surgery, children, transfer to Toronto from London and Ottawa, S.O. 31, 11943(195:1400)
    >>>Mississauga, Brampton, Burlington, quality care, 12595(203:1240)
    >>Palliative care see Palliative care
    >>Patient-focused, 265(7:1040), 12586(203:2135-40), 12593(203:2220), 12597(203:2250)
    >>Patients expectations, increase, 12589(203:2200), 12594(203:2235)
    >>Patients role, access to information, 12578(203:2040)
    >>Performance indicators, development, 12598(203:2245)
    >>>Citizens' Council on Health Care Quality role, 13(2:1530)
    >>Planning, long term, lack, 74(4:1055)
    >>Policy, Health Ministers, statements, 8971(144:1140)
    >>Portability between provinces, 8418(134:1205)
    >>Preservation, petitions, 1170(21:1515), 4594(71:1515)
    >>Primary care
    >>>Health Transition Fund for Primary Care, 8314(133:1305), 12565(203:1910)
    >>>Improving, 12598(203:2245)
    >>Priority see Health care system--Importance to Canadians
    >>Priority setting system, establishing, citizens role, etc., 12579-80(203:2045-50)
    >>Private sector role, 73(4:1045), 12572-3(203:2000-5), 12580(203:2050)
    >>>See also Hospitals; McDonough--References
    >>Privatization, 12576(203:2020), 12584(203:2120), 12587(203:2145)
    >>>"Americanization", importing scab labour, etc., S.O. 31, 12768(207:1410)
    >>>Canadian Alliance position, 1472(25:1310), 6813(107:1130), 8970(144:1140)
    >>>Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada (Romanow) recommendations, 8977(144:1230)
    >>>Government position, 8317(133:1335), 8427(134:1310)
    >>>Halting, petitions, 2623(41:1505), 12224(200:1015)
    >>>Mazankowski report, relationship, 8350(133:1710)
    >>>McLellan, Health Minister, statements, S.O. 31, 8637(138:1410)
    >>>Ontario Premier Mike Harris statements, 3542-3(54:1200-5)
    >>>>Federal government withholding funding, o.q., 3254-5(50:1125)
    >>>Progressive Conservative government (Mulroney), impact, 5041(77:2025)
    >>>Provinces positions, 4450-1(69:1150), 8427(134:1310)
    >>Provinces, federal government, September 2000 agreement, implementing, 5033(77:1930-5), 5037(77:1955)
    >>Provincial differences, 10 systems, 12564(203:1905), 12569(203:1940)
    >>Provincial task forces, eight of ten provinces establishing, 12564(203:1905), 12570(203:1940), 12598(203:2255)
    >>Public confidence, decline, 8309(133:1235)
    >>>Restoring, government actions, 3543(54:1205)
    >>>>o.q., 3795(58:1430)
    >>Public nature, not compromising, 8416(134:1145)
    >>Quality care, definition, 12593-4(203:2230-5)
    >>Quebec
    >>>Clair commission, 12587(203:2145)
    >>>Community service centres (CLSCs), role, 12570(203:1940)
    >>>Northern, concerns, requirements, 266(7:1045)
    >>Rank, international comparisons, 8976(144:12250)
    >>Renewal, 9004-5(144:1545-50), 12590(203:2210), 12597(203:2250-5)
    >>>Action needed, not another study, lack of government leadership, 3538(54:1135), 5038-9(77:2005-10), 5041(77:2020), 5042(77:2030)
    >>>>o.q., 2969-70(46:1445-50), 8826(141:1440)
    >>>Canadians recognizing need for change, 12564(203:1905)
    >>>Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada (Romanow), not waiting for, 8427(134:1310), 9383(151:1630-5)
    >>>Debate, futile, 12571(203:1955)
    >>>Funding factor, 12565-6(203:1915)
    >>>Information technology, relationship, 9005(144:1550), 12578-9(203:2040), 12580-1(203:2050-5)
    >>>National Forum on Health, 12567(203:1920), 12570(203:1945), 12571(203:1950)
    >>>>Report, o.q., 2911(45:1125)
    >>>New ideas, need for, 12577-8(203:2035)
    >>>o.q., 8867(142:1130)
    >>>Parliamentary committee review instead of Romanow Commission, o.q., 2911-2(45:1125-30)
    >>>Provinces
    >>>>Acting unilaterally without federal government, 8309-10(133:1235-40), 8310-1(133:1250), 8315(133:1320), 8344(133:1615), 8351(133:1715), 8427(134:1310), 8447(134:1515), 8458(134:1635)
    >>>>Canada Health Act principles, commitment to, 8461(134:1655)
    >>>>Flexibility to innovate, permitting, 8969(144:1130)
    >>>>Not taking action prior to final report of Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada (Romanow), 8975(144:1220)
    >>>>>o.q., 8827(141:1440), 8922(143:1440)
    >>>Senate Committee report, S.O. 31, 10596(172:1110)
    >>>Senate Social Affairs, Science and Technology Standing Committee study, 2827-8(44:1100)
    >>>>Kirby, Michael, Chair, conflict of interest, private health care business interests, 8427(134:1310)
    >>>Support needed, not renewal, 12565(203:1910)
    >>>See also Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada (Romanow)
    >>Report card, expenditures comparison, etc., necessity, 12584(203:2125), 12585(203:2130)
    >>Responsible use of resources, ensuring, 73(4:1045)
    >>Review, Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada (Romanow), House take note, M. (Boudria), 12563-98(203:1900-2300)
    >>Romanow, Saskatchewan New Democratic Party government, effects
    >>>Devastating, 5041(77:2025)
    >>>Improvement, 5048(77:2110)
    >>Rural and remote communities
    >>>Aging population see Health care system--Aging population
    >>>Availability, increasing, 5035-6(77:1945)
    >>>Manitoba, funding, S.O. 31, 1590(27:1405)
    >>>Needs and challenges, meeting, government initiatives, o.q., 3746(57:1450)
    >>>Nurse practitioners
    >>>>Newfoundland and Labrador, 12577(203:2030)
    >>>>Ontario, $1.5 million federal funding, o.q., 1245(22:1440)
    >>>o.q., 1245(22:1440)
    >>>Services, funding, cutbacks, effects, 1888(32:1215)
    >>>Strategy, Office of Rural Health creating, 5036(77:1945)
    >>>>o.q., 3798(58:1445)
    >>>See also Health care providers; Health care system--Two-tier system, Urban--Women's health
    >>Saskatchewan, Fyke report, S.O. 31, 7329(115:1400)
    >>Saskatchewan Premier Calvert position re public system, 8310(133:1245)
    >>Senior citizens concerns, 8418(134:1205), 12581-3(203:2100-5), 12584(203:2120)
    >>>Affordability, costs factor, 12582(203:2105)
    >>Service delivery
    >>>De-listing of services, 8971(144:1140)
    >>>Federal-provincial jurisdiction, 9005(144:1550)
    >>>Refusal to treat smokers not willing to quit, Winnipeg doctor statement, o.q., 9759(158:1500)
    >>>Halton-Peel region, third best place in Canada, Maclean's magazine study, S.O. 31, 4779-80(74:1405)
    >>>Problems, 8982-3(144:1305-10)
    >>Single payer system, one tier, 5049(77:2110)
    >>Specialty care services, access, inadequate, Canadian Medical Association report, o.q., 5486(84:1445)
    >>Standards, measurable, establishing, 73(4:1045), 9011(144:1635)
    >>Studies, $242 million expenditures in last 10 years, 12567(203:1920), 12568(203:1930), 12592(203:2215)
    >>Surgery, delays, waiting lists, patient suffering, alleviating, etc., 5045(77:2050), 8182(130:1545), 8213(131:1045), 8342(133:1600), 12281(200:1650), 12282(200:1655)
    >>>o.q., 5087-8(78:1450-5)
    >>>S.O. 31, 12388(202:1400)
    >>Sustainability, 12589(203:2200), 12597(203:2250)
    >>Technology
    >>>Impact, 12589(203:2155-200)
    >>>Role, 12596(203:2245)
    >>>See also Health care system--Renewal, Information technology
    >>Telehealth see Telehealth services
    >>Throne Speech ignoring problems, 74(4:1050)
    >>Two-tier system
    >>>Avoiding, 8416(134:1145), 12589(203:2200), 12597(203:2250)
    >>>Canadian Alliance position, 1472(25:1310), 3538(54:1130), 3685(56:1700), 12569(203:1935)
    >>>>o.q., 8867(142:1130)
    >>>Drift towards, 12584(203:2120)
    >>>Government position, 8317(133:1330-5)
    >>>Progressive Conservative position, 3685(56:1700)
    >>>Provinces positions, 4450-1(69:1150), 8971(144:1140-5)
    >>>Rejecting, petitions, 11766(192:1505)
    >>>Rural vs urban communities, 5035-6(77:1945)
    >>>Trade agreements, creating, 2417(37:2705)
    >>United States, comparison, 3695(56:1810), 5049(77:2110), 12584(203:2120)
    >>>o.q., 952(17:1420)
    >>Universality, 8968(144:1125), 12576(203:2020), 12586(204:2140), 12589(203:2200)
    >>Urban communities see Health care system--Two-tier system
    >>User fees, 5047(77:2105), 8977(144:1230), 12580(203:2050), 12589(203:2200), 12597(203:2250)
    >>>And extra billing, sanctions, 8974(144:1200), 8974(144:1210)
    >>>Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada (Romanow) recommendations, 8977(144:1230)
    >>Value for money, lack, etc., 12591-2(203:2215), 12593-4(203:2235)
    >>Values, importance, 12564(203:1900-5)
    >>>See also Canada Health Act--Five principles; Health care system--Canadian values
    >>Waiting lists, line-ups, 8309(133:1235), 8311(133:1250), 12281-2(200:1650), 12287(200:1730), 12582(203:2105)
    >>>Deaths resulting, 12583(203:2115)
    >>>See also Health care system--Surgery
    >>Women's health, aboriginal and rural, Centres of Excellence for Women's Health, $1.7 million funding
    >>>o.q., 4356-7(67:1455)
    >>>S.O. 31, 4523(70:1110)
    >>See also Air transportation security--Increase, Passenger surcharge, Northern and Arctic Canada; Canada Health Act; Children; Drugs and pharmaceuticals; Free trade; Free Trade Area of the Americas; General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS); Immigration--Family reunification; Medical research; National identity card--Universal photo identity card; Trade agreements; World Trade Organization (WTO)--Agreements

Health Department

    >>$2 million contract, terms and conditions not met, contractor paid, o.q., 7838(124:1445)
    >>$17 million contract, awarded to Innovaction, hidden/secret, violating Treasury Board guidelines, o.q., 10455(169:1425)
    >>Accountability, 5042-3(77:2030)
    >>Budget 2001 funding, $170 million for non-health care measures, 8096(129:1115)
    >>Canada Health Network
    >>>High tech equipment, purchase, sitting in warehouse, o.q., 10500(170:1450)
    >>>Web site development, $25 million contract, tendering rules ignored, o.q., 10500(170:1450), 10560(171:1435-40)
    >>Dartmouth Analytical Service Laboratory, closure, impact on prosecution of drug cases, o.q., 8483(135:1445)
    >>Dismantling, Canadian Alliance position, o.q., 3479(53:1415)
    >>Emergency response capability, Centre for Emergency Preparedness and Response, 3751(57:1525)
    >>Employees see Rock--References, Liberal Party leadership campaign
    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main
    >>Grants and contributions, $954 million funding, scrutiny, lack, Auditor General report, 8205-6(130:1855-900)
    >>Telecommunications, training, $300,000 contract, Auditor General comments, 11036-8(179:1830-5)
    >>>o.q., 10500-1(170:1450-5)
    >>Waste, Auditor General's findings, o.q., 6522(101:1430), 7965-6(126:1455)
    >>See also Aboriginal peoples/communities--Health care, First Biologics; Beef--Brazilian beef, Political decision/motives, Scientist; Cipro (anti-anthrax drug); Drinking water contamination--North Battleford, SK--Walkerton, ON; Drugs and pharmaceuticals--Prepulsid; HIV/AIDS--Women's support group; Infectious diseases; Nations and Innuit Health Branch; Pesticides--Electronic bird deterrents; Sydney Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens; Toxic/hazardous substances--Toxic research initiative

Health information technologies

    >>Inadequate, 73(4:1045)
    >>Modern, adopting, federal government action plan, 9013(144:1650)
    >>>Throne Speech statement, 13(2:1530)

Health investment fund see Health care funding

Health Partners International of Canada see Drugs and pharmaceuticals--Donations to developing countries

Health promotion see Health care system

Health protection

    >>Federal government role, cutbacks, deregulation, privatization, etc., 3722-3(57:1235-40), 3724(57:1245-50)
    >>Importance, 5046(77:2055-100)
    >>See also Drinking water--National standards

Health Protection Branch see Food safety/inspection system

Health research

    >>Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research funding role, 12272(200:1530)
    >>Animals, use, 5353-4(82:1525-30)
    >>>See also Cruelty to animals--Legislation (Bill C-15)
    >>Canada Foundation for Innovation funding, 3977-8(61:1335), 12278(200:1615)
    >>Federal government expenditures, Quebec share, 4468(69:1350)
    >>Federal government funding, 8317(133:1330-5), 8341(133:1550), 12272(200:1525-30), 12565(203:1910), 12595(203:2240)
    >>>Increase, 5035(77:1940), 8350(133:1710)
    >>>See also Health care system--Alternative delivery methods
    >>Government commitment, 5035(77:1940), 5042(77:2030)
    >>Increasing, international reputation, 271(7:1115), 5035(77:1940)
    >>Institute Armand Frappier, efforts, 19(2:1600)
    >>Intellectual property, protecting, importance, Bloc Québécois position, 3673(56:1530)
    >>Standard of living, relationship, 2841(44:1250)
    >>See also Canadian Institutes of Health Research; Heart disease; Kidney disease; Pesticides--Health risks; Toxic/hazardous substances--Health effects

Health security

    >>Global policy/funding, 9004(144:1545)
    >>See also Budget 2001--Security focus

Health Standing Committee

    >>Rock, Health Minister, management, 9275(149:1635)
    >>Reports, presented
    >>>First (Estimates, 2001-2002 Main), 3352(52:1005)
    >>>Second (Assisted Human Reproduction draft legislation), 8177(130:1510)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Merrifield), 10541-4(171:1030-55)
    >>>>Minority report, tabled, 8177-8(130:1510)
    >>>Third (Pest Control Products Act (Bill C-53)), 12042(197:1515)
    >>See also Aboriginal peoples/communities--Fetal alcohol syndrome; Drugs and pharmaceuticals--Cost; Pest Control Products Act (Bill C-53); Pesticides--Legislation, Pest Control Products Act (Bill C-53); Reproductive and genetic technologies--Regulatory framework

Health transition fund see Health care system

Health Transition Fund for Primary Care see Health care system--Primary care

Hearing Awareness Month

    >>May, designation, S.O. 31, 11708-9(191:1100)

Hearing loss see International Noise Awareness Day

Hearn, Loyola (PC--St. John's West; PC/DR Coalition--St. John's West as of September 13, 2001; PC--St. John's West as of April 10, 2002)

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada see Heart Disease Awareness Month

Heart disease

    >>Congenital heart defects, public awareness, February 14th each year recognized as A Day for Hearts, 701(13:1510)
    >>>See also A Day for Hearts: Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Day Act (Bill C-265)
    >>Research, $24.4 million funding, o.q., 1167(21:1455)
    >>See also Air pollution/smog--Health effects

Heart Disease Awareness Month

Heart surgery see Health care system--Ontario

Heat pumps see Energy conservation/efficiency

Heating Expenses One Time Relief

Heating oil

    >>Costs, advance payment required, Nunavut, 835(15:1240-5), 836(15:1250)
    >>Price increases
    >>>Goods and Services Tax (GST), suspending, 513(11:1235), 491(10:1315)
    >>>Public institutions, impact, government measures, lack, 125(4:1630)
    >>>See also Fuel prices; Fuel taxes; Gasoline prices; Gasoline taxes
    >>See also Farm income crisis--Production costs; Home heating costs

Hébert, Hon. Senator Jacques see Youth--Katimavik program

Hebrew see Cotler--References; Members of Parliament--Speaking in languages other than two official

Hechtman, Ken see Afghanistan--United States/United Kingdom special anti-terrorism operations

Heenan Blaikie law firm see Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)--Union accreditation review

Helicopters see Border, Canada-United States--Security, United States military helicopters; Defence equipment; Sea King helicopters; search and rescue--Vancouver Island

Hell's Angels see Motorcycle (biker) gangs--Halifax; Queen Elizabeth II--Accession to Throne, Parade

Heller Financial Inc. see Banks and financial institutions--Special financing corporations

Helms, United States Senator Jesse see Iraq--United States attacking

Hemlock see Canada-United States Softwood Lumber Agreement/dispute--Expiry of agreement, Cedar and hemlock

Hemophilia see National Hemophilia Month

Henderson General Hospital, Hamilton, ON see Ebola virus

Henderson, Lorne

    >>Former Ontario cabinet minister, death, tribute, S.O. 31, 9252(149:1355)

Henderson, Paul see Hockey

Hennessey, Mary

    >>Volunteer, Etobicoke--Lakeshore constituency, tribute, S.O. 31, 10713(174:1400)

Henry, Ron

    >>Singer, death, tribute, S.O. 31, 8546(136:1410)

Henson, Josiah see Historic/heritage buildings, sites and monuments--Uncle Tom's Cabin

Henwood, Maj Bruce

    >>Injured/maimed on duty, loss of legs, 1995 Croatia mission, compensation, lack, condemning, S.O. 31, 11710(191:1105)

Hepatitis Awareness Month

    >>May, Health Department designating, 350(8:1510), 2577-84(40:1330-420)
    >>>Legislation, Hepatitis Awareness Month Act (Bill C-243), deemed non-votable, 3455-6(52:2100-5)
    >>>M. (Bennett), 6747-53(105:1645-720)
    >>>>Dropped from Order Paper, 6753(105:1725)
    >>>o.q., 4174(64:1440)
    >>>S.O. 31, 11754(192:1400)
    >>>See also Hepatitis Awareness Month Act (Bill C-243)
    >>See also Hepatitis C Awareness Month

Hepatitis Awareness Month Act (Bill C-243)--Stoffer

    >>First reading, 350(8:1510)
    >>Second reading, 2577-84(40:1330-420)
    >>>Dropped from Order Paper, 2584(40:1420)
    >>See also Hepatitis Awareness Month

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C Awareness Month

Herbal remedies

    >>Income tax deduction as medical expense, 228(6:1505)
    >>>See also Income Tax Act (amdt.--herbal remedies)(Bill C-211)

Herbicides see Pesticides

Herbs see Natural health products

Heritage

    >>Funding cuts, Canadian Alliance position, 8462(134:1700)
    >>Heritage/cultural items, sale to United States, protecting, petitions, 12613(204:1515)
    >>MasterWorks program, preservation of Canadian media classics, AV Preservation Trust selections, S.O. 31, 951(17:1410)
    >>Preservation, promotion, importance, S.O. 31, 871(16:1410)
    >>Vancouver Chinatown Heritage Alley: Allan Yap Circle, Chinese immigrants, commemorating, S.O. 31, 9138(147:1100)
    >>See also Historic/heritage buildings, sites and monuments

Heritage Day see National Heritage Day

Heritage grants see Government grants and contributions

"Heritage Minutes"

    >>Watson, Patrick, creative director, writer, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation president, relationship, S.O. 31, 7443(117:1410)
    >>See also Canada Information Office (CIO)--Information programs

Heritage rivers see Main River, NF

Héritage Saint-Bernard

    >>Châteauguay constituency community organization, environmental awards, protection of St. Lawrence River habitat, etc., S.O. 31, 3308(51:1405)

Heroin see Drugs/narcotics--Precursor chemicals

Heroin addiction

    >>Nanaimo, BC, 4183(64:1535)
    >>See also Drug and substance abuse--Vancouver, BC

Herring spawn see Kelp industry

Herron, John (PC--Fundy--Royal; PC/DR Coalition--Fundy--Royalas of September 13, 2001; PC--Fundy--Royal as of April 10, 2002)

Herzog, Mason see United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks--Canadian response, Humanitarian gestures

Hewes, Bettie

    >>Politician, death, tribute, S.O. 31, 7158-9(112:1410)

Hezbollah terrorist group see Terrorism/terrorists

Hiawatha First Nation see Serpent Mounds Park

Hibernia project see Marine conservation areas--Oil and gas leases; Ocean Ranger; Oil and gas industry--Atlantic provinces; Petro-Canada--Newfoundland role

High Park see Toronto, ON

High-speed Internet see Internet--High-speed/broadband

High technology industry

    >>Canada-Germany Science and Technology Agreement, 30th anniversary, extending, o.q., 3570(54:1455), 6734(105:1450)
    >>Halifax, NS, involvement, 168(5:1230)
    >>Kitchener--Waterloo constituency, companies, employment, 323-4(7:1645-50)
    >>Laval, QC, importance, 19(2:1600)
    >>Markham constituency, prominence, 368-9(8:1710)
    >>National capital region, expansion, 486-7(10:1240)
    >>See also Automobile industry; Canada-United States Softwood Lumber Agreement/dispute--Expiry of agreement; Electricity; Natural resource industries--Technology; Research In Motion Limited (RIM); Shipbuilding industry; Universities and colleges; University of Waterloo; Western Economic Diversification Canada--Alberta

Highway 2 see Trans-Canada Highway--Highway 185

Highway 7 see Highways and roads--Ontario

Highway 11 see Highway safety/accidents--Ontario

Highway 17 see Highway safety/accidents--Ontario

Highway 30 see Highways and roads--Quebec

Highway 35 see Highways and roads--Quebec

Highway 50 see Highways and roads--Quebec

Highway 51 see Highways and roads--Saskatchewan

Highway 117 see McWatters Mining Inc.

Highway 175 see Highways and roads--Quebec

Highway 185 see Trans-Canada Highway

Highway 401 see Highways and roads--Ontario

Highway 403 see Highways and roads--Ontario

Highway 417 see Highways and roads--Ontario

Highway safety/accidents

    >>Commercial vehicles, collisions, non-commercial vehicle's fault, majority, 4032-3(62:1015)
    >>Conditions, dangerous, relationship, 4035-7(62:1030-40), 4040(62:1100)
    >>Costs, annually, 4035(62:1025)
    >>Deaths, annually, 4035(62:1025)
    >>>Aviation accidents, comparison, 4896(76:1350)
    >>>Fatigue, factor, 4896(76:1350)
    >>Divided highways, benefits, S.O. 31, 3734(57:1355)
    >>Impaired driving, relationship, 7997-8(127:1015-25)
    >>Improvements
    >>>Government, lack, 4889(76:1255)
    >>>Initiatives, 4032(62:1010), 4035(62:1025)
    >>>>See also Motor Vehicle Transport Act, 1987 (amdt.)(Bill S-3)
    >>>Necessity, federal funding lack, relationship, 4040(62:1100-5)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 4656(72:1415)
    >>>Private sector, innovation, 4035(62:1030)
    >>International ranking, ninth, number of people killed per 10,000 registered motor vehicles, improving, 4032(62:1010-5)
    >>New Brunswick, Trans-Canada Highway
    >>>Longs Creek, NB - Grand Falls, NB, deaths, etc., S.O. 31, 7955(126:1400)
    >>>St. Leonard, NB - Fredericton, NB, upgrading to four lanes, etc., S.O. 31, 597(12:1405)
    >>Ontario
    >>>Highway 11, recent deaths, improving highway, etc., S.O. 31, 9096(146:1410)
    >>>Renfrew, ON, Highway 17, Trans-Canada Highway, upgrading to four lanes, 7104(111)1545)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 819(15:1110-5), 7758(123:1400)
    >>Revelstoke, BC, Trans-Canada Highway, deaths and injuries, upgrading, negotiating federal-provincial agreement, 4087-8(62:1600-5)
    >>>o.q., 2564(40:1155-200), 2916-7(45:1150-5)
    >>Road salt, use, environmental impact, o.q., 1521(26:1440)
    >>Spring, Joe, 19 year old accident victim, trapped 8 days in wreckage, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Constables Jodeen Cassidy and Al Ramey rescuing, tribute, S.O. 31, 4524(70:1110)
    >>See also Cellular telephones--Automobiles; Highways and roads--Ontario, Highway 7; National safe Driving Week; trans-Canada Highway--Highway 185