Newborn Genetics

Newborn screening

Metabolic Screening Programs


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Alberta, Northwest Territories and Nunavut (Kitimeot)

British Columbia and Yukon

Manitoba and Nunavut (Kivilliq)

Martimes (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island) and Newfoundland & Labrador

Ontario and Nunavut (Baffin)




Hearing Screening Programs


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British Columbia

Manitoba  Contact your local genetics centre; Information on Manitoba legislation

New Brunswick

Newfoundland & Labrador: Western health and Eastern health

Nova Scotia


Prince Edward Island






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