Here are some links to Canadian (and some international) health-related web sites that open the door to even more information. It is by no means a complete list and should be considered a work in progress. If you would like us to add your organization's link, please send us an email. If you would like to have healthedition.com as a link on your site click here.


Governments and Health ministries

Government of Canada
http://canada.gc.ca/depts/major/depind-eng.html

Government of British Columbia
www.gov.bc.ca

Government of Alberta
www.gov.ab.ca

Government of Saskatchewan
www.gov.sk.ca

Government of Manitoba
www.gov.mb.ca

Government of Ontario
www.gov.on.ca

Government of Quebec
http://www.gouv.qc.ca/

Government of New Brunswick
www.gov.nb.ca

Government of Nova Scotia
www.gov.ns.ca

Government of Prince Edward Island
http://www.gov.pe.ca/

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
www.gov.nf.ca

Government of Northwest Territories
http://www.gov.nt.ca/

Government of Nunavut
http://www.gov.nu.ca/

Government of Yukon Territory
http://www.gov.yk.ca/


Political Parties

Canadian Political Parties (Website with links to all political parties)
http://www.elections.ca/content.asp?section=pol&document=index&dir=par&lang=e

Legislatures

House of Commons and Senate
http://www.parl.gc.ca/

Legislative Assembly of B.C.
http://www.legis.gov.bc.ca/

Legislative Assembly of Alberta
http://www.assembly.ab.ca/

Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan
http://www.legassembly.sk.ca/

Legislative Assembly of Manitoba
http://www.gov.mb.ca/leg-asmb/

Legislative Assembly of Ontario
http://www.ontla.on.ca

Québec National Assembly
http://www.assnat.qc.ca/

Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
http://www.gov.nb.ca/legis/index.htm

Nova Scotia House of Assembly
http://www.gov.ns.ca/legislature/house_of_assembly/index.html

Legislative Assembly of P.E.I.
http://www.gov.pe.ca/leg/index.php3

Newfoundland & Labrador House of Assembly
http://www.assembly.nl.ca/

Legislative Assembly of Northwest Territories
http://www.assembly.gov.nt.ca

Legislative Assembly of Nunavut
http://www.assembly.nu.ca/

Yukon Legislative Assembly
http://www.legassembly.gov.yk.ca/

Professional associations and colleges

Canadian College of Health Service Executives
http://www.cchse.org

Canadian Dental Association
http://www.cda-adc.ca/public/index.html

Canadian Medical Association (CMA)
http://www.cma.ca/

Canadian Nursing Association
http://www.cna-nurses.ca/

Canadian Pharmacists Association
http://www.pharmacists.ca/

Canadian Physiotherapy Association
http://www.physiotherapy.ca/

Canadian Psychologists Association
http://www.cpa.ca

College of Family Physicians of Canada and links to provincial colleges
http://www.cfpc.ca/

Federation of Medical Women of Canada
http://www.fmwc.ca/

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons
http://rcpsc.medical.org/main_e.php

Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists
http://www.camrt.ca

Academic

Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada and links to schools of medicine
http://www.afmc.ca/index.php

Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing and links to schools of nursing
http://www.casn.ca/

Links to schools of pharmacy (source: Canadian Pharmacists Association)
http://www.pharmacists.ca/content/about_cpha/

Health Agencies and Research

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
http://www.cadth.ca/

Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditation
http://www.cchsa.ca/

Canada Foundation for Innovation
http://www.innovation.ca/index.cfm

Canada Health Infoway
http://www.infoway-inforoute.ca/

Canadian Health Services Research Foundation
http://www.chsrf.ca

Canadian Institute for Health Information
http://www.cihi.ca/

Canadian Institutes of Health Research
http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca

Canadian Patient Safety Institute
http://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca

Centre for Health Research and Policy Research
http://www.chspr.ubc.ca/

Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/en/index.shtml

Genome Canada
http://www.genomecanada.ca/

Health Council of Canada
http://healthcouncilcanada.ca/splash.htm

Health Quality Council (Saskatchewan)
http://www.hqc.sk.ca

Health Quality Council of Alberta
http://www.hqca.ca/

Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
http://www.ices.on.ca/

Institute for Work & Health
http://www.iwh.on.ca/

Institute of Health Economics
http://www.ihe.ca/

Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
http://umanitoba.ca/medicine/units/mchp/

Networks of Centres of Excellence
http://www.nce.gc.ca/index.htm

Ontario Health Quality Council
http://www.ohqc.ca/en/index.php

Patented Medicine Prices Review Board
http://www.pmprb-cepmb.gc.ca/

Statistics Canada
http://www.statcan.gc.ca/


Hospital and Community Care Organizations

Association of Canadian Academic Healthcare Organizations
http://www.acaho.org/

Association québécoise d'établissements de santé et de services sociaux
http://www.aqesss.qc.ca/fr/accueil.aspx

British Columbia Academic Health Council
http://www.bcahc.ca/index.php

Canadian Healthcare Association
http://www.cha.ca/

Canadian Homecare Association
http://www.cdnhomecare.ca/

Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
http://www.chpca.net/

Canadian Mental Health Association
http://www.cmha.ca

Canadian Public Health Association
http://www.cpha.ca/

Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario
http://www.caho-hospitals.com/default.aspx

Nova Scotia Association of Health Organizations
http://www.nsaho.ns.ca/

Ontario Hospital Association
http://www.oha.com/

New Brunswick Healthcare Association
http://www.nbhealthcare.com/main.asp

Regional Health Authorities of Manitoba
http://www.rham.mb.ca/

Saint Elizabeth Health Care
http://www.saintelizabeth.com/

Saskatchewan Association of Health Organizations
http://www.saho.org

Victorian Order of Nurses
http://www.von.ca/

Disease Associations/Consumer Information

Health Canada List of Diseases and Conditions
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hc-ps/dc-ma/more-autres-eng.php

Canadian Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.ca

Canadian Lung Association
http://www.lung.ca

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
http://www.heartandstroke.ca

The Arthritis Society
http://www.arthritis.ca

Canadian Diabetes Association
http://www.diabetes.ca

ALS Society of Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hc-ps/dc-ma/more-autres-eng.php

Canadian Celiac Association
http://www.celiac.ca

Liver Foundation Canada
http://www.liver.ca

The Kidney Foundation
http://www.kidney.ca

Alzheimer Society of Canada
http://www.alzheimer.ca

Osteoporosis Canada
http://www.osteoporosis.ca

Huntington Society of Canada
http://www.huntingtonsociety.ca

Autism Canada Foundation
http://www.autismcanada.org

Alternative Medicine

Canadian Chiropractic Association
http://www.ccachiro.org/

Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
http://www.ccnm.edu

Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors
http://www.naturopathicassoc.ca/

Lobby/Advocacy/Unions

Assembly of First Nations
http://www.afn.ca/article.asp?id=3

Canadian Caregiver Coalition
http://www.ccc-ccan.ca/

Canadian Doctors for Medicare
http://www.canadiandoctorsformedicare.com/

Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions and links to provincial/territorial nurses unions
http://www.nursesunions.ca/

Canadian Health Coalition
http://www.healthcoalition.ca/

Canadian Women's Health Network
http://www.cwhn.ca/about.html

HEAL (Health Action Lobby)
http://www.physiotherapy.ca/HEAL/english/index.htm

Friends of Medicare
http://www.friendsofmedicare.ab.ca/

Wait Time Alliance
http://www.waittimealliance.ca/

Think Tanks

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
http://www.policyalternatives.ca/

Canadian Policy Research Networks
http://www.cprn.com/

C.D. Howe Institute
http://www.cdhowe.org/

Conference Board of Canada
http://www.conferenceboard.ca/

Fraser Institute
http://www.fraserinstitute.ca/

Institute for Research on Public Policy
http://www.irpp.org/indexe.htm

Public Policy Forum
http://www.ppforum.com/en/

Industry Associations

BIOTECanada
http://www.biotech.ca

Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies
http://www.canadapharma.org/

Canadian Association of Chain Drug Stores
http://www.cacds.com/

Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association
http://www.canadiangenerics.ca/

Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association
http://www.clhia.ca/

MEDEC (medical devices)
http://www.medec.org/node

Non-Prescription Drug Manufacturers Association of Canada
http://www.ndmac.org/

International Sites

American Healthcare Council
http://www.ahc.org/

American Medical Association
http://www.ama-assn.org/

National Institutes of Health
http://www.nih.gov/

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
http://www.oecd.org/home/

Food and Drug Administration (U.S.)
http://www.fda.gov/

World Health Organization
http://www.who.int/