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Children’s Hospice Palliative Care Resource Repository

In honour of National Children’s Hospice Palliative Care Day 2022, and thanks to the support of GSK Inc. and Purdue Pharma (Canada), CHPCA and the CNPCC compiled a repository of resources on pediatric hospice palliative care for families and for health care workers. The resources touch on topics like what pediatric palliative care entails, anticipatory […]

CHPCA-CSPCP joint submission to Special Joint parliamentary committee on expanding MAiD

Submitted to the Special Joint Committee on Medical Assistance in Dying on May 24, 2022 By Laurel Gillespie, CEO of Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association and Leah Salvage, Executive Director, Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians Introduction Palliative care provides medical assistance in living every day to patients and their families, to help them live […]

Position Statement on Hospice Palliative Care and Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)

In June 2016, the Federal Government enacted Bill C-14 legalizing assisted death under certain circumstances and adopted the term ‘medical assistance in dying’. As implemented in Bill C-14 (2018) medical assistance in dying includes both euthanasia (“the administering by a physician or nurse practitioner of a substance to a person, at their request, that causes […]

Caregivers in Challenging Times A booklet by Arbor Memorial

Amid the pandemic crisis, essential front-line workers such as doctors and health care workers, staff in long term care facilities, supermarket and pharmacy staff, cleaners and delivery drivers, funeral d rectors and other essential services are stepping up to help their fellow Canadians. They do so even while exposing themselves to the risk of infection and the […]