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
Preparing for an Expected Death at Home
This is a short and informative booklet that assists those who are aniticipating caring for someone who wants to die at home. read more...
Quebec Bill n° 52 : An Act respecting end-of-life care
Bill n° 52 : An Act respecting end-of-life care, legislation passed by the Quebec National Assembly on medically assisted... read more...
Reaching Out at the End of Life
Information regarding all aspects of palliative and end-of-life care including caregiving and bereavement.   Includes a helpful... read more...
Readings, Prayers, and Spiritual Resources for Those Keeping Vigil and Giving Care
Created by Hospice Net, an independent, non-profit organization in the United States dedicate to provide information to patients... read more...
Rosetta Life
View short videos that Rosetta Life has made by people living with life-threatening illness working with a wide range of... read more...
Second Interim Report on Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada
The second document in a series of sequential reports released by Health Canada on the status of Medical Assistance in Dying... read more...
Supporting Grieving Preschoolers
Explaining death to a young child can feel overwhelming and intimidating. These tips may help you navigate how to talk with... read more...
Supreme Court of Canada rulling on physician-assisted suicide
Ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada on physician-assisted suicide in February 2015. read more...
Third Interim Report on Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada
The third document in a series of sequential reports released by Health Canada on the status of Medical Assistance in Dying... read more...
Too Little, Too Late: How we fail vulnerable Canadians as they die and what to do about it
For most Canadians, good palliative care is still not a given, despite its many proven benefits that add up to a longer,... read more...