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Advance Care Planning Canada

Led by CHPCA, Advance Care Planning Canada focuses on advancing the Pan-Canadian Framework for Advance Care Planning.

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Canadian Compassionate Companies (CCC)

CCC certification celebrates employers who provide more compassionate work environments for employees.


Canadian Network of Palliative Care for Children (CNPCC)

The CNPCC aims to improve the quality of living and dying for infants, children, and youth with life threatening conditions, and their families.

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CHPCA advocates for accessible quality hospice palliative care across the country. We do this so one day, everyone in Canada with a life-limiting illness can access care that alleviates their suffering when they need it most. Your support is essential to this work.

The Palliative Approach, a blog hosted and edited by CHPCA, provides relevant and thought-provoking palliative care content for hospice palliative care professionals, volunteers, and supporters, as well as health care workers, and caregivers across Canada.

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Explore our curated collections of useful information including articles, videos, and websites.

Canada’s National Directory of Hospice Palliative Care Services

A listing of programs and services, providing hospice palliative care services across Canada.

Grief and Bereavement Resource Repository

Resources to help you and your loved ones cope with grief, including regional resources.

Children’s Hospice Palliative Care Resource Repository

Resources focused on pediatric palliative care including anticipatory grief, supporting siblings of children with life threatening illnesses, and more.

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    Updated CHPCA Position Statement on Medical Assistance in Dying to Improve Clarity and Reflect Current Legislation

    The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) is publishing its updated position statement on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) to reflect new legislation impacting MAiD enacted after June 2019, to improve the clarity of its position, and to update the definition of palliative care adopted by CHPCA.

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    Ross Video Becomes First Certified Canadian Compassionate Company

    Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) today announced Ross Video, which already had a “designation” as a Canadian Compassionate Company (CCC), is being elevated to the new certificate program.

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    New Funding to Pan-Canadian Research Network Supports Quality Palliative Care

    Today the Pan-Canadian Palliative Care Research Collaborative announced the receipt of $2.5 million from Health Canada to support a network of researchers, clinicians, and community in advancing palliative care for patients and caregivers.