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House Government Bill
37th Parliament, 3rd Session
February 2, 2004 - May 23, 2004
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An Act to prevent the introduction and spread of communicable diseases
Short Title
Quarantine Act
Last Stage Completed
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2004-05-12)
Progress: Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons
Further Reading
Reading List
  • After SARS : fear and its uses. Leavitt, Lewis A. Dissent, pp. 54-8, Fall 2003
  • Bioterrorism, public health, and civil liberties. Annas, George J. New England journal of medicine, 346:1337-42, Apr. 25, 2002
  • Our future with SARS. Fowler, Geoffrey A. Far Eastern economic review, 166:28-37, Aug. 21, 2003
  • SARS : a warning. Prescott, Elizabeth M. Survival, 45:207-25, Autumn 2003
  • SARS thrusts quarantine into the limelight. Mitka, Mike. JAMA, 290:1696-8, Oct. 1, 2003
  • The Model State Emergency Health Powers Act : planning for and response to bioterrorism and naturally occurring infectious diseases. Gostin, Jason W. et al. JAMA, 288:622-8, Aug. 7, 2002
  • Waiting for the pandemic. Dyer, Gwynne. Walrus, 3:44-55, Feb. 2006
Party Press Releases
Related Links
  • Canada Communicable Disease Report 1996-2004, Public Health Agency of Canada
  • Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response (World Health Organization), (en anglais seulement)
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