Pay now or pay even more later: Coalition wants first ministers to boost mental health spending

cbc.ca Prime minister and his provincial counterparts to talk health spending over dinner Friday By Chris Hall, CBC News Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has agreed to add health care to the menu at this week’s gathering of first ministers, a concession to the provinces who want Ottawa to pick up a greater share of health-care READ MORE

Mental illness afflicts about 20% of Canadians, gets 7% of health funding

thestar.com Mental health advocates are urging the federal government to make mental illness a priority in a new health accord with the provinces and territories. OTTAWA—The Trudeau government is being urged to make mental health a top priority as it negotiates a new health accord with the provinces and territories. Dr. Catherine Zahn, president of READ MORE