Ottawa pressures provinces on mental health December 22, 2016 OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is making a public plea to the provinces to take Ottawa up on its offer to spend more on mental health — even as federal officials were burning up the phone lines behind the scenes to negotiate health funding deals with individual provinces. In Calgary READ MORE

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on World Mental Health Day OTTAWA, Oct. 10, 2016 /CNW/ – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today on World Mental Health Day: “World Mental Health Day is a time to reflect on the importance of mental health and wellness, and to foster open discussion in our families, places of work, and communities. READ MORE

Ottawa commits $69-million for indigenous mental health The chief of one of Canada’s most impoverished indigenous communities says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is making concrete commitments to address some of the problems that have afflicted his people for generations. Chief Bruce Shisheesh of Attawapiskat, who declared a state of emergency on his reserve in April during a spate of youth suicide READ MORE