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Health Canada

Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.

Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.

Health Canada's goal is for Canada to be among the countries with the healthiest people in the world by reling on high-quality scientific research as the basis for our work, conducting ongoing consultations with Canadians to determine how to best meet their long-term health care needs, communicating information about disease prevention to protect Canadians from avoidable risks and encouraging Canadians to take an active role in their health, such as increasing their level of physical activity and eating well.

For more information: www.hc-sc.gc.ca

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Many regions of Canada experience frequent and severe extreme heat events, sometimes called "heat waves" that can put your health at risk. It is important to take precautions to protect yourself and those you may be caring for.

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De nombreuses régions du Canada connaissent de plus en plus de longues périodes de chaleur accablante ou vagues de chaleur qui peuvent compromettre la santé. Il est important de prendre des précautions pour se protéger et protéger ceux qui nous entourent.