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.

Government/group reports
Dementia in Canada: A National Strategy for Dementia-friendly Communities
The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology published a report on dementia in Canada that outlines... read more...
Empathy, dignity, and respect: Creating cultural safety for Aboriginal people in urban health care
This report highlights some of the barriers to Aboriginal people seeking health care services within mainstream 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...
Family Perspectives: Death and Dying in Canada
This document examines the evolution of death and dying in Canada across generations, the desires and realities of families... read more...
First Nations Inuit Metis (FNIM) Program Resource Toolkit
Our Aboriginal programs work to improve cancer care for Ontario’s First Nations, Métis and Inuit people. These programs are... read more...
NewFramework on Palliative Care in Canada
In late 2017, the Act Providing for the Development of a Framework on Palliative Care in Canada was passed by Parliament... read more...
Global Atlas of Palliative Care at the End of Life
There is increased awareness of the need for palliative care for chronic diseases. However, there remains a huge unmet need... read more...
Health Canada Palliative Care Resource Site
In this section, you will find a convenient index of articles which contain information on palliative care in Canada. You... read more...
Health Care Systems Integration: Synthesis Report
A synthesis of the current body of research on the integration of health systems in the context of home care including key... read more...
Hospice Palliative Care in Canada - Fact Sheet
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association has created this fact sheet regarding hospice palliative care in Canada. Available... read more...