Founded in 1980, the Canadian Ethnocultural Council (CEC) is a non-profit, non-partisan coalition of national ethnocultural umbrella organizations which, in turn, represent a cross-section of ethnocultural groups across Canada.The CEC's objectives are to ensure the preservation, enhancement and sharing of the cultural heritage of Canadians, the removal of barriers that prevent some Canadians from participating fully and equally in society, the elimination of racism and the preservation of a united Canada.
The hepatitis C portal has been transferred to the Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care. All the main resources on hepatitis C and other related communicable diseases developed by the CEC from 2005 to 2017 are now available on the Community Health and Education, Community Services, of the Yee Hong Centre website. To access the resources, please use the following link:
According to the Canadian Diabetes Association, one in four Canadians has diabetes or prediabetes, and if trends continue, this could rise to one in three. People with origins in South Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa and Latin America have been identified as being at high risk of developing diabetes of living with diabetes.