June 2, 2013

Federal Funding Announced to Improve Palliative and End-of-Life Care

The 2013 Economic Action Plan delivered by the Honourable James Flaherty, Minister of Finance, announced $3 million in funding over three years for the Pallium Foundation […]
June 3, 2013

A Curriculum Needs Assessment for Primary Health Care Professionals Working with Aboriginal People

Cancer prevalence among First Nation, Inuit and Métis (FNIM) in Ontario is expected to significantly rise. The high rate of increase in cancer underlines the need […]
June 3, 2013

Palliative Care Program Relocates to Ottawa

November 19, 2012 – Ottawa, ON. – The Pallium Foundation of Canada (Pallium Canada) has relocated from Edmonton, Alberta, to open a new office at the […]
September 20, 2013

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day Special Lecture

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day Special Lecture Thursday, October 24, 2013 Noon to 1:30 PM The National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly’s (NICE) […]
April 16, 2014

Advance Care Planning – It’s Never too Early to Prepare

It is something none of us like to imagine – one day waking up (or maybe not waking up) in a hospital bed and not having […]
April 27, 2014

Creating Space

“Digital storytelling,” “the yellow brick road of medical education,” and “psychiatry as the most invasive medical discipline”…… None of these are phrases or statements that would […]
May 7, 2014

Aboriginal Symposium – An Essential Learning Experience

(May 1, 2014 – Manitoulin, ON) Last Thursday a diverse group gathered at the Manitoulin Hotel and Conference Center to engage and share ideas on palliative […]
May 8, 2014

Busting the Myths – National Hospice Palliative Care Week

May 4-10 is National Hospice Palliative Care Week, and this year’s theme is “Busting the Myths about Palliative Care.” Why is such a focus necessary, you […]
June 23, 2014

“The Tragedy of Old Age”

It is sometimes easy to forget that palliative care is a relatively new specialty. It is quite amazing to consider how far we have come in […]