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Hill Times Research: Health is a daily health-policy research service for professionals whose work is focused on federal health issues.

Subscribers include provincial and federal government departments and agencies; businesses specializing in pharmaceuticals and clinical research; national associations, educational institutions and regulatory bodies.

This research is a subscriber-exclusive news service developed by Hill Times Publishing, the independently-owned, non-partisan media outlet that also publishes The Hill Times, The Lobby Monitor, The Wire Report and Parliament Now.

With an influential readership of over 200,000, including Canada’s top opinion leaders and policy makers, Hill Times Publishing is the most complete source of news and information for people who need to work with, speak to, and understand the Canadian federal government.

Our Coverage

From helping subscribers update their daily calendar to informing them of the bills that are before parliamentarians to providing exclusive and original analysis of the key topics that are transforming Canadian health policy, Hill Times Research: Health is subscribers’ go-to source for anything to do with federal health policy.

Daily features include an updated events calendar, summarized press releases and tracking of health bills as they move through the House of Commons and the Senate. Exclusive content developed by Hill Times Research staff will provide in-depth analysis at developing legislation and profiles of the major decision-makers in Health Canada and related agencies.

Bonus content includes access to all health-related stories produced on Hill Times Publishing’s other entities: The Hill Times, The Lobby Monitor and The Wire Report.

In addition to a daily newsletter with all content published that day, subscribers will also receive an in-depth outlook package at the beginning of the fall and winter seasons detailing the major topics and legislation that will dominate Question Period; the key players in Health and their contact information; the dominant lobbying groups in the area; and a compilation of exclusive stories published on Hill Times Research: Health.

Sample Stories

Health committee report tackles health agency responsibilities under possible pharmacare system

In recommending that the Canadian government pursue implementing a single-payer pharmacare system, the Standing Committee on Health is advising strategic changes to some health agencies in order to better facilitate that system.

Feds launch pharmacare advisory council, must tackle big questions

A national pharmacare plan would be a “game-changer” for Canadian health policy. But a partial strategy that would co-exist with private and provincial plans? Not so much.

Health minister, colleagues tackle cannabis questions during Senate sitting

The federal government’s public awareness and education program regarding the health and safety issues surrounding marijuana will launch in March, Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor told senators in the Upper House on Tuesday.

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