Health Outcomes During Pandemics in Different Population Groups in Canada

Revised on 29 May 2020, 1:05 p.m. Any substantive changes in this HillNote that have been made since the preceding issue are indicated in bold print. (Disponible en français : Résultats cliniques dans différentes populations au Canada lors de pandémies) On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) characterized the outbreak of COVID-19, the disease caused…

Update — Violence Against Women in Canada: The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

(Disponible en français : Mise à jour — La violence faite aux femmes au Canada : la Journée nationale de commémoration et d’action contre la violence faite aux femmes) Every year on 6 December, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women provides an opportunity to reflect on how violence affects women in…

Violence Against Women in Canada: The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

(Disponible en français: La violence faite aux femmes au Canada : la Journée nationale de commémoration et d’action contre la violence faite aux femmes) Note: This publication was updated in December, 2017: Update — Violence Against Women in Canada: The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women The National Day of Remembrance…

Logo for the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women (from Status of Women Canada website)

Violence Against Women in Canada

(Disponible en français : La violence faite aux femmes au Canada) In Canada and around the world, violence against women and girls remains a serious challenge. It impedes women’s full and equal participation in public life; it causes short- and long-term damage to women’s mental and physical health; and it hurts families and society as…