News & Honours

New Palliative Care Enhanced Skills options availableApril 18, 2016In October of 2015, CAPC’s Director Diane E. Meier, MD co-authored an opinion piece in the Annals of Internal Medicine with Arif H. Kamal, MD, MHS, Duke Cancer Institute and Jennifer M. Maguire, MD University of North Carolina School of Medicine. The piece, “Evolving the Palliative Care Workforce to Provide Responsive, Serious Illness Care” highlighted […] Read More

CHPCA’s Learning Institute is happening June 3-5 in Banff!April 18, 2016The CHPCA’s Learning Institute brings together health care professionals from across the country for an intense learning weekend June 2-5, 2016 on hospice palliative care. The Institute will take place at the Banff Centre in Banff, AB. Please click here to view the poster. Please click here to view more information, including the schedule. Read More

CHPCA UpdatesMarch 17, 2016Please click here to view the newsletter for updates form the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association. Read More

Victoria Hospice Bucket List Festival Jan 23 & 30!January 12, 2016The Victoria Hospice is hosting a free community Bucket List Festival at Royal Jubilee Hospital Jan 23 & 30th 9am-12noon. Please click here to view the poster for this event. Please click here to view the program for this event. Read More

2015 CHPCA Conference Thank You!December 14, 2015The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care would like to extend a sincere “Thank you!” to all attendees of the 2015 conference in Ottawa, Ontario. With your help, the conference was a great success, attracting over 600 people to the Westin in Ottawa, Ontario for three days of sharing, learning and discussion… Please click here to view the […] Read More

St John Hospice Bucket List Festival is now April 30!December 1, 2015DATE CHANGE: St John Hospice is having their Bucket List Festival on April 30, 2016 10am-3pm. Please click here to view their poster for more information about the event. Please click here to purchase tickets. Read More

End-of-Life Care In the Age of the Baby BoomersJuly 31, 2015The UBC Division of Palliative Care presents "End-of-Life Care In the Age of the Baby Boomers" on December 7, 2015. Read More

“Integrating a Palliative Approach to Care” Education DayJuly 29, 2015On Monday, October 5, 2015 from 8:30 am-4:30 pm all health care staff are invited to learn more about a palliative approach. This education day will be held in the Paetzold Auditorium at VGH and by webcasting, registration will be available August 1, 2015. Please click here to view the poster with more information. Read More

12th Annual Advanced Learning in Palliative MedicineJune 16, 2015Please save the date for the 12th Annual Advanced Learning in Palliative Medicine Conference May 12-14, 2016 at The Ottawa Marriott in Ontario. Please click here to view the Save the Date document. Read More

21st International Congress on Palliative CareJune 16, 2015Save the Date: McGill University’s 21st International Congress on Palliative Care is happening October 18-21, 2016! For more information and details as they come, please visit this website. Read More