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Opinion | BY MARGARET EATON | April 24, 2023
Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Carolyn Bennett, pictured Nov. 1, 2022, heading to a cabinet meeting in the West Block. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY MARGARET EATON | April 24, 2023
Opinion | BY MARGARET EATON | April 24, 2023
Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Carolyn Bennett, pictured Nov. 1, 2022, heading to a cabinet meeting in the West Block. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY MARGARET EATON | March 28, 2022
In March, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Carolyn Bennett announced a process to develop national mental health and substance use standards to ensure Canadians receive high-quality, culturally appropriate care, wherever they live. Over a third of Canadians have experienced a deterioration in their mental health during the pandemic, writes Margaret Eaton. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY MARGARET EATON | March 28, 2022
Opinion | BY MARGARET EATON | March 28, 2022
In March, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Carolyn Bennett announced a process to develop national mental health and substance use standards to ensure Canadians receive high-quality, culturally appropriate care, wherever they live. Over a third of Canadians have experienced a deterioration in their mental health during the pandemic, writes Margaret Eaton. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY MARGARET EATON | October 4, 2021
Justin Trudeau, Erin O'Toole, Jagmeet Singh, Yves-François Blanchet, and Annamie Paul. The Liberals promised to establish a new Canada Mental Health Transfer, with $4.5-billion promised over five years to the provinces, the Conservatives made mental health a pillar of their platform, promising $60-billion of health spending over 10 years for provinces and territories, the NDP wants to provide mental health care at no cost for everyone who needs it, the Greens seek to renegotiate the Canada Health Act to expand coverage for mental health services, and the Bloc wants to tackle the issue through increased health transfers to the provinces. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY MARGARET EATON | October 4, 2021
Opinion | BY MARGARET EATON | October 4, 2021
Justin Trudeau, Erin O'Toole, Jagmeet Singh, Yves-François Blanchet, and Annamie Paul. The Liberals promised to establish a new Canada Mental Health Transfer, with $4.5-billion promised over five years to the provinces, the Conservatives made mental health a pillar of their platform, promising $60-billion of health spending over 10 years for provinces and territories, the NDP wants to provide mental health care at no cost for everyone who needs it, the Greens seek to renegotiate the Canada Health Act to expand coverage for mental health services, and the Bloc wants to tackle the issue through increased health transfers to the provinces. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY MARGARET EATON | November 11, 2020
Health Minister Patty Hajdu's government should be commended for its Wellness Together portal, funding for mental health and substance-use programs, and research, and specific investments in Indigenous mental health. But we already know that won’t be enough.  The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY MARGARET EATON | November 11, 2020
Opinion | BY MARGARET EATON | November 11, 2020
Health Minister Patty Hajdu's government should be commended for its Wellness Together portal, funding for mental health and substance-use programs, and research, and specific investments in Indigenous mental health. But we already know that won’t be enough.  The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade