Connecting with Canadians
Health Beyond Health Care: Twenty-five Years of Federal Policy Development
This paper is part of the Towards a New Perspective on Health Policy project. It traces the historical evolution of non-medical health policy at the federal level of government from the publication of A New Perspective on the Health of Canadians [the Lalonde Report] in 1974 onward. Themes that emerge from this period put current health challenges in perspective. The themes and issues - funding constraints, continual engagement with medicine and jurisdictional matters - provide valuable lessons regarding what has enabled and hindered health beyond health care.
Release Date: 19 Oct 2000