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Canada falling short on mental health despite government efforts, advocates say.

While Ottawa has boosted its spending on mental health services, Canada risks falling behind on the file unless the federal government opts for a better approach, mental health advocates say. The Liberals made an election campaign promise in 2021 to launch a Canada Mental Health Transfer that would have sent a total of $4.5 billion to provinces and territories over five years. But mental health organizations say they have seen little of that promised money — despite a rise in the number of reported mood disorders since […]

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