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Executive Director – Hospice Halifax (Feb. 29, 2024)

The Opportunity Hospice Halifax is seeking a strategic, compassionate Executive Director to lead our 10-bed hospice as we continue to offer the best end-of-life care to our patients and their families. Reporting to the Board of Directors and managing a team of 60+ staff and 180+ volunteers, the Executive Director will inspire innovation while fostering […]
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Innovating Compassion: Celebrating Dr. Stephen Liben

On October 12, 2023 at the CHPCA Conference in Ottawa, Dr. Stephen Liben, Professor in the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University and Director of the Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT) / Palliative Care at the Montreal Children’s Hospital since 1995, received the Pediatric Award of Excellence from CHPCA and the Canadian Network of Palliative […]
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Exploring Supports for all Canadians on National Grief and Bereavement Day 2023

Ottawa, ON – On November 21st in honour of National Grief and Bereavement Day 2023, the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) will convene a meeting of Parliamentarians to explore the merits of a country-wide approach to supporting those experiencing grief or bereavement. “The impacts of the loss of a loved-one can be enormous,” says […]
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Bluewater Palliative Care Retreat (September 28-29, 2023)

Registration for the 2023 Bluewater Palliative Care Retreat is NOW OPEN! Please join us at the beautiful Oakwood Resort in Grand Bend ON, or virtually from wherever you call home, September 28-29, 2023. We will host top-notch speakers from across Canada and the world! Topics this year include moral distress and moral courage; palliative care […]
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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. The updated position statement, approved and adopted by […]
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Registration Open for the CHPCA Conference!

Early bird registration is now open for the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference in Ottawa from October 12 to 14, 2023. The conference will bring together healthcare professionals, researchers, policymakers, and community advocates to explore the latest research and developments in hospice palliative care in Canada. “We’re thrilled to be able to come together once […]
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