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.

Death and dying
Dignity in Care
Dignity in Care provides practical ideas and tools to support a culture of compassion and respect throughout the health care... read more...
'Does cancer not care I have plans?': Terminal diagnosis forces author to grab hold of life
Listen to a conversation with author Kate Bowler who was interviewed on "The Current" (CBC radio). Kate is the author of... read more...
Faces of Caring
Faces of Caring is a community to share deeply human stories, advice, and resources for facing serious illness. It harnesses... 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...
A Good Death
The online series A Good Death explores what makes a good end-of-life journey, how attitudes and practices are evolving,... read more...
Helping a Friend Who Is Dying
This article will guide you in ways to help a friend and yourself during the last days of your friend's life. read more...
Homelessness and end of life care
Practical information and tools to support the needs of homeless people who are approaching the end of life, and those who... read more...
How to Die Well
Published in The Huffington Post read more...
Indigenous Voices
First Nations, Inuit and Métis share stories about living with serious illness and grief in over 170 short video clips. Indigenous... read more...
Interim 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...