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Government of Canada announces investment in healthy living to reduce risk of diabetes

November 29, 2013

Public Health Agency of Canada – On behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Regional Minister of Southwestern Ontario, today announced funding for a project to promote healthy living and type 2 diabetes prevention. Lifestyle Prescriptions and Supports to Reduce the Risk of Diabetes in Rural and Remote Communities will support the Lawson Health Research Institute (Lawson), in implementing innovative programs for adults and children over the age of 10 living in rural and remote communities in Ontario, Québec, British Columbia and the Northwest Territories.

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