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The Chief Public Health Office and the Liquor Control Commission are encouraging Islanders to follow the Canadian Centre of Substance Abuse’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines. The guidelines were developed to help Canadians moderate their alcohol consumption and reduce immediate and long-term...
Statement on medical assistance in dying by Premier Wade MacLauchlan and Health and Wellness Minister Robert Henderson
We are committed to providing Islanders with safe end-of-life care with the utmost compassion and dignity. Individuals seeking medical assistance in dying are legally able to do so in Canada. The Supreme Court provided a deadline of June 6, 2016 for the federal parliament to adopt legislation to...
The 2016 Chief Public Health Officer’s report on health trends was released today by the Department of Health and Wellness as part of its responsibility to monitor and report to the public on the health of the population. Like other provinces, the majority of PEI’s disease burden is caused by...