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.

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Government/group reports
NewPalliative 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...
Palliative Care for Older People: Better Practices
This publication is the third of a series published by WHO that aims to raise awareness of the need for better palliative... read more...
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Summit Recommendations
This executive summary represents a condensed version of the recommendations put forward by the speakers at the 2016 Pregnancy... read more...
The Public Health Approach to Palliative Care: Principles, Models, and International Perspectives
A White Paper commissioned by the BC Centre for Palliative Care to provide an evidence base for the effectiveness of the... read more...
Quality End-of-Life Care: The Right of Every Canadian
This committee report reviewed the progress made to-date in implementing the unanimous recommendations regarding palliative... read more...