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Help Us Make Every Day Count for Seriously Ill Children on National Children’s Hospice Palliative Care Day by Giving this October 13, 2022

(Ottawa, ON) – If a child is seriously ill, the ripple effects are felt across their entire family. That is why the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) and the Canadian Network of Palliative Care for Children (CNPCC) are honouring National Children’s Hospice Palliative Care Day this October 13th, 2022 and celebrating the amazing care provided […]
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Ross Video, World Leader in Video Production Technology, Becomes First Certified Canadian Compassionate Company by Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association

(Ottawa, Canada – June 22, 2022) – 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. Ross Video will also become the first corporate ambassador for the CHPCA. This is a result of the high […]
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New funding to a Pan-Canadian research network supports quality palliative care across the country

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. OTTAWA, [November 17, 2021]. Since its inception in 2017, the Pan-Canadian Palliative Care Research Collaborative (PCPCRC) has grown into a network of […]
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Grief and Bereavement Day 2021: “When I Grieve, I Feel…” Campaign

(November 10, 2021, Ottawa, ON) — November 16, 2021, marks annual National Grief and Bereavement Day in Canada. On this day, the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) invites all Canadians to share their experiences by completing the sentence: “When I grieve, I feel…” to highlight the many ways that people navigate grief. Often, someone’s journey through grief does not resemble […]
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Celebrate Canadian Compassion in Honour of the Inaugural World Compassionate Communities Day this November 1st

Led by Public Health Palliative Care International (PHPCI), November 1st, 2021 marks the inaugural World Compassionate Communities Day. The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) is proud to celebrate this day to recognize and applaud the contributions of people across Canada and around the world to build stronger, kinder, and more compassionate communities for those […]
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Register for PACE for Personal Support Workers Program

NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION! PACE for PSWs is an exciting, new, flexible 10-course online program designed to provide much-requested support and education for Personal Support Workers – the hearts and hands of the health care team. Participants will become more comfortable and confident when providing palliative care for people living with life-limiting illnesses and their families. Best of all, you’ll earn a National […]
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Award winning Canadian singers and songwriters come together nationally for the Saying Goodbye concert held 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.                      Ottawa, ON (October 04, 2021) – Saying Goodbye is a national concert on November 14 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. EST with performers from across each province and territory, held in […]
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After 158 years of leading with a mission throughout the province of Alberta, Covenant Health has been awarded the designation of a Canadian Compassionate Company

(September 22, 2021, Ottawa, ON) — After 158 years of leading with a mission throughout the province of Alberta, Covenant Health has been awarded the designation of a Canadian Compassionate Company (CCC). This designation recognizes their commitment to having formal human resource policies in place to accommodate employees who may need to take time off […]
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