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
Integrating a Palliative Approach into the Management of Chronic, Life-Threatening Diseases: Who, How, and When?
One of a series of discussion documents prepared for the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA). read more...
NewInterim update on medical assistance in dying in Canada June 17 to December 31, 2016
The first document in a series of sequential reports released by Health Canada on the status of Medical Assistance in Dying... read more...
Not to be Forgotten
A report of findings from a group of MPs dedicated to improving care for elderly, dying, and vulnerable Canadians. The primary... read more...
Ontario Auditor General Report re End-of-Life Care
Report highlights that no co-ordinated system for End-of-life Care despited growing need. read more...
Palliative 4 Canadians
Palliative 4 Canadians is a coalition of four national organizations whose sole mandate is to improve palliative care in... read more...
Palliative and end of life care: Alberta Provincial Framework
This Palliative and End-of-Life Care (PEOLC) Provincial Framework has been written by experts in PEOLC  across  Alberta. read more...
Palliative and End-of-Life Care: A Cancer System Performance Report
Palliative and End-of-Life Care: A Cancer System Performance Report provides data and insights from Canadian patients with... read more...
Palliative Care - Fact Sheet
This fact sheet supports the World Health Organization's goal to improve access to palliative care as a core component of... read more...
Palliative Care and Human Rights for Older Persons (Public Health Fact Sheet)
This fact sheet examines the growing need for older persons’ palliative care, the distinct and specific palliative care and... read more...