New Canada Recovery Benefits – What to Expect

New Canada Recovery Benefits – What to Expect

We would like to thank all participants of the CAPA Webinar on Disability Tax Credit (DTC) that was hosted by the Canada Revenue Agency representatives on Saturday, October 24, 2020. Participants were able to learn about eligibility criteria and how to apply for these...
Backgrounder for Bill C-17

Backgrounder for Bill C-17

Bill C-17 amends the Food and Drugs Act, which hasn’t been substantially updated in over 50 years. It was introduced to the House of Commons by the Minister of Health in December 2013. The Bill has two main goals: Strengthen safety oversight of therapeutic products...
Health Canada Information About Opioids

Health Canada Information About Opioids

Pain is the hallmark symptom of the various forms of arthritis. We’ve been involved in advocating on issues relating to arthritis pain, such as the federal action plan on opioids and the Chronic Pain Research Network. Health Canada information about Opioids...
How Drugs are Approved in Canada (Video)

How Drugs are Approved in Canada (Video)

The drug development and approval process can be difficult to understand. Below is a video developed by Policy Matters Canada which explains the drug approval process in Canada. CAPA works hard to inform policy-makers why access to approved drugs in important for all...