Palliative Care in the News: November 2023

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Hospice Quinte in Belleville, Ontario announces Acting Executive Director Petra Lepage is taking over the position full time.

The North Okanagan Hospice Society (NOHS) is offering a free grief and bereavement support program to help people manage their grief during the holidays.

The Government of Canada announced $1 million in funding over two years to the Canadian Grief Alliance, in partnership with Canadian Virtual Hospice and the Canadian Alliance for Children’s Grief for the Advancing Grief Literacy in Canada project.

A Death Café on the third floor of the Halifax Central Library in Nova Scotia gives people the opportunity to talk about death and dying in a safe space.

The Lionel Kelland Hospice, a 10-bed hospice residence and Newfoundland’s first community-based hospice, has opened its doors after almost ten years of planning.

Councillors agree to request more funding from the Ontario provincial government for Andy’s House, a 10-bed palliative care facility in Port Carling, Ontario – which is in jeopardy due to a lack of vital funding.

Saugeen First Nation officially opened its hospice-like space, Niinigiiwe – “I’m Going Home” palliative care centre built for Band and community members of Saugeen at the E’Gitzijit Endaawaad (Elders Facility) in Southampton, Ontario.

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