About Us

Pallium Canada is a national, non-profit organization that is at the forefront of developing, evaluating and implementing strategies to expand and improve palliative care in Canada. We are leaders in providing continuing inter-professional education and practical tools and resources in palliative care across Canada.

Our Vision

Every Canadian who requires palliative care will receive it early, effectively, and compassionately.

Our Board Chair, Gérald Savoie, shares the vision and purpose of Pallium Canada.

Our Goal

To strengthen Canada’s ability to provide home and community-based palliative care through education and support to healthcare professionals and family/neighbour carers so that every Canadian who requires palliative care will receive it early, effectively and compassionately.

Working towards this goal, Pallium focuses its work in several key areas:

Our Values

To realize this vision, we believe it requires a collective effort through collaboration, capacity-building, inter-professionalism, and excellence.

Collaboration
Build partnerships across society, health professionals, organizations and sectors to better meet the care needs of persons and families.
Capacity-Building
Empower more people to provide palliative care across different settings—including home, community, hospitals, care facilities and clinics.
Excellence
Deliver products of the highest quality that are informed by best evidence and practices.
Inter-professionalism
Promote inter-professional and interdisciplinary learning and work to enhance care.