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Death and dying
Action Plan on Palliative Care: Building on the Framework on Palliative Care in Canada This Action Plan lays out Health Canada's five-year plan to tackle issues uncovered through the development of the Framework.
Arrangements for Expected Death at Home A guideline for patients and their families who wish to plan for an expected death of the patient at home.
Attending Funerals, Memorials, and Other Rituals A 4 page handout by Dr. Jay Children's Grief Centre that highlights how adults can prepare children of all ages to attend...
Bill C-277: Framework on Palliative Care in Canada Act This enactment provides for the development of a framework designed to support improved access for Canadians to palliative...
Bridge C-14 Providing compassionate support to families throughout their journey with medical assistance in dying (MAID). Bridge C-14...
Canadian Integrative Network for Death Education and Alternatives CINDEA provides education and resources throughout the 'Pan-death' process (before, during, after death). Information about...
CHPCA position on physician-assisted suicide Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association issue paper on physician-assisted suicide. 2010
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...
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...
Death By Design (podcast) We must become the designer of our own destination. We must learn how to build the pathways to our last chapter by creating...
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