Net Links

DISCLAIMER: Pilgrims Hospice Society has attempted to choose links to sites that we consider to offer good material and information. However, we neither endorse nor are responsible for material you find on these sites.

Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association - The CHPCA is the national voice for Hospice Palliative Care in Canada. Advancing and advocating for quality end-of-life/hospice palliative care in Canada, its work includes public policy, public education and awareness. Established in 1991, its volunteer Board of Directors is composed of hospice palliative care workers and volunteers from Canadian provinces and territories as well as members-at-large.

Advance Care Planning – Speak Up “Start the Conversation about End-of-Life Care”

Canadian Virtual Hospice – Information and support on palliative end-of-life care, loss and grief.

The Breast Cancer Site Take a moment to visit The Breast Cancer Site and click on “donating a mammogram.” The Breast Cancer’s corporate sponsors/advertisers use the number of daily visits to donate mammograms to underprivileged women in exchange for advertising. In 2002 alone, 43,000 women will die from breast cancer. Share this site with your friends and colleagues.

British Columbia Hospice Palliative Care Association
1100-1200 West 73 Ave
Vancouver, BC, V6P 6G5
Phone: (604) 267 7024 Toll Free: 1 877 410 6297
Fax: (604) 267 7026
Web Site:

Canadian Association of Provincial Cancer Agencies Created by The Canadian Association of Provincial Cancer Agencies (CAPCA), this website is designed to provide the public with information about their activities and to assist members and partners to reach their goal of reducing the burden of cancer on Canadians. If you have any questions about this website, or about CAPCA, please contact Lynn Kimmins at

Canadian Breast Cancer Network The Canadian Breast Cancer Network (CBCN) has created an inventory of breast health/breast cancer information published in languages other than English or French on its website. For additional information, or if you know of any resources on the Internet published in other languages, please contact Michelle Kowlessar, National Communications Coordinator, at 1-800-685-8820 ext. 226,

Charity Village is Canada’s supersite for the nonprofit sector. Every day, you’ll find more than 3,000 pages of news, jobs, resources, how-to articles, volunteer and event listings, educational opportunities, and much more.

New Brunswick Palliative Care Association
500 Water Street
Miramichi, NB, E1V 3G5
Phone: (506) 623-3405
Fax: (506) 623-3465

Newfoundland & Labrador Palliative Care Association
Second Floor, South Wing HCCSJ, St. Clare’s Site
154 Lemarchant Road
St. John’s, NF, A1C 5B8
Phone: (709) 777-5742
Fax: (709) 777-5291

Newfoundland & Labrador Palliative Care Association
Second Floor, South Wing HCCSJ, St. Clare’s Site
154 Lemarchant Road
St. John’s, NF, A1C 5B8
Phone: (709) 777-5742
Fax: (709) 777-5291

Ontario Palliative Care Association
194 Eagle Street
Newmarket, ON, L3Y 1J6
Phone: (905) 954-0938 or (888) 379-6666
Fax: (905) 954-0939

Partners Against Pain (which is not restricted specifically to palliative care) has some useful information when you spend time searching the site. In particular, there is reference to a patient “Comfort Assessment Journal,” which is a tool to help people to both understand and learn about how to talk about their pain to healthcare professionals. For a brief description of this journal, Another site of interest, specifically on cancer pain, is

Red Deer Hospice

Saskatchewan Palliative Care Association
Suite 129
230 Avenue R South
Saskatoon, SK, S7K 2Z1
Telephone: (306) 382-2550
Fax: (306) 382-3448

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day

For more information on Living Wills, please use the links provided below which will take you outside of our site.

University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics

Dying with Dignity

Living Wills Registry Canada

Dying Well –
Living Lessons –
The Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care –
Pallium –
Bereavement Magazine –
Centre for Loss and Life Transition –
Compassion Books –
Grief Works British Columbia –
Ian Anderson Continuing Education –
Healthcare Videos –
National Hospice Palliative Care Organization –
Ethical Wills –

Canadian Cancer Society –

The Mesothelioma Center –

Yoga for Grief Support –