1916 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
in the province of Ontario, in moving that the organization of a department of public health was desirable in order to conserve in the largest measure possible the physical welfare of the people of tho Dominion, said that the various branches of public hlealtlh were at present administered by several separate departments at Ottawa, and urged the advantage of centralization. The establishment of hospitals, charities, and similar matters was in the lhands of the provincial' governments in
more » ... ce with the British North America Act, but by this same Act the question of a public lhealtl
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