Useful Contacts and Resources

Contact details for organisations and links to resources relevant to healthcare in Canada...

Healthcare
Service Canada 
Information for newcomers to Canada, including information about healthcare benefits and other social security benefits, as well as eligibility requirements
Website
Health Canada
Information about Canada's healthcare system
Website
Caring for Kids
For contact details for provincial colleges:
Website
Yellow Pages and local telephone books Website
Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Information about finding a doctor or dentist
Website
Find Private Clinics
To find a local private clinic
Website
Birth
Canadian College of Family Physicians
Information about pregnancy and childbirth
Website
Public Health Agency of Canada
Information about normal care procedures during pregnancy in the different provinces and territories
Website
The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) Website
Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association Website
Maternity Benefits
WorkRights.Ca
Information about provincial laws on qualification for maternity leave, the length of maternity leave and when this can be taken
Website
BabyCentre.Ca
For a province by province guide to parental leave
Website