A new report released today by The Health Council of Canada calls on Canadian governments to broaden their approach to health beyond a single ministry, and instead work with all government departments to reduce health inequity. The report, entitled Stepping It Up: Moving the Focus from Health Care in Canada to a Healthier Canada, notes that things like income, employment, and social relationships have a far stronger effect on health than diet and exercise. It calls for a “seismic shift” in how governments think about and work on health. At Wellesley, our work on population health recognizes that improving the health of all Canadians will require not only reforms within the healthcare system, but also action on the determinants of health, a commitment to community engagement, and innovative ways of working. Today’s report outlines the successes of collaborative efforts to reduce health inequities in Canadian provinces and territories and provides a checklist of key aspects of whole-of-government cooperation.