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.

By |2024-07-09T18:01:30+00:00June 8, 2023|Press Release|0 Comments

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.

By |2024-04-26T14:52:19+00:00June 22, 2022|Press Release|0 Comments

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.

By |2024-04-26T14:54:37+00:00November 17, 2021|Press Release|0 Comments

CHPCA Releases Updated National Framework for Advance Care Planning Canada

Advance Care Planning (ACP) Canada initiative, led by the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) has released an  This new Framework includes an updated plan for implementation of ACP in Canada.

By |2024-04-26T14:39:01+00:00November 17, 2021|Press Release|0 Comments

Award winning Artists Come Together for Saying Goodbye Concert in Honour of National Grief and Bereavement Day

Hosted by Tara Shannon, talent performing includes Johnny Reid, Gregory Charles, John McDermott, Michelle Wright, Fred Penner, Jenn Grant, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, Ray Legere and many more.

By |2024-04-26T14:39:27+00:00October 4, 2021|Press Release|0 Comments

CHPCA Recognizes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as a Statutory Holiday

In the spirit of reconciliation, the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) announces that it will recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30th as an annual statutory holiday. Our offices are closed for the day to provide our staff with the time and opportunity to reflect on and to engage with Truth and Reconciliation in their personal lives.

By |2024-04-26T14:39:52+00:00September 30, 2021|Press Release|0 Comments

Bill C-220 Reaches Royal Assent, Extending the Canada Labour Code by Five Unpaid Days

Last year, MP Matt Jeneroux introduced Bill-C220 as a private member’s bill—only 2% of these types of bills usually become law. This enactment amends the Canada Labour Code by five unpaid days, which entitles Canadians to extend their bereavement leave—including employees who, at the time a family member dies, are on compassionate care leave or leave related to critical illness in respect of the deceased person.

By |2024-04-26T14:40:16+00:00June 30, 2021|Press Release|0 Comments

Declaration of Family Caregiver Rights and Responsibilities Affirms Role of Family Caregivers as Essential Component of Care

In response to inconsistent and in some cases extreme restrictions on end-of-life visitations across Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic, Caregivers4Change in collaboration with Plan Well Guide and numerous provincial and national organizations, to release a Declaration of Family Caregiver Rights and Responsibilities affirming that family caregivers are more than just visitors.

By |2024-04-26T14:41:05+00:00October 7, 2020|Press Release|0 Comments

Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association calls for more compassionate visitation protocols during COVID-19 pandemic

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.

By |2024-05-09T00:14:59+00:00May 20, 2020|Press Release|0 Comments
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