Books, Links, and More

We've compiled resources in both French and English, to give you the broadest possible range of available information. To see resources in French, click in the top right corner of the page.

If you have a favourite palliative care resource that doesn't appear here, suggest a resource below.

Death and dying
Canadian Integrative Network for Death Education and Alternatives
CINDEA provides education and resources throughout the 'Pan-death' process (before, during, after death). Information about... read more...
A Caregiver's Guide: A Handbook about End-of-Life Care
On-line version available in French and English, free of charge, by clicking on website above. Also available in hard copy... read more...
CHPCA position on physician-assisted suicide
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association issue paper on physician-assisted suicide. 2010 read more...
CMA statement on Supreme Court of Canada ruling
Canadian Medical Association statement on the Supreme Court of Canada ruling on physician-assisted suicide in February 2015... read more...
CSPCP position on Supreme Court of Canada ruling
Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians statement following the Supreme Court of Canada ruling on February 2015 lifting... read more...
Dignity in Care
Dignity in Care provides practical ideas and tools to support a culture of compassion and respect throughout the health care... read more...
Facing Death (Frontline documentary)
Facing Death (Frontline documentary) PBS Broadcast "Facing Death" - Available to view on-line This documentary takes a closer... read more...
A Good Death
The online series A Good Death explores what makes a good end-of-life journey, how attitudes and practices are evolving,... read more...
Helping a Friend Who Is Dying
This article will guide you in ways to help a friend and yourself during the last days of your friend's life. read more...
How to Die Well
Published in The Huffington Post read more...