Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Organization

Canadian Palliative Hospice Care Assocation / Association canadienne des soins palliatifs / Laurel Gillespie, Chief Executive Officer

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: Canadian Palliative Hospice Care Assocation / Association canadienne des soins palliatifs
Responsible Officer Name: Laurel Gillespie, Chief Executive Officer 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2007-04-05
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 948155-15059

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 49

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 4

Version 1 of 20 (2007-04-05 to 2007-09-27)

Version 1 of 20 (2007-04-05 to 2007-09-27) was submitted prior to the Lobbying Act coming into force on July 2, 2008. Due to different information requirements at that time, the registration is presented in the following format.

A. Organization Information

Organization: Canadian Palliative Hospice Care Assocation / Association canadienne des soins palliatifs
Annex B, Saint-Vincent Hospital
60 Cambridge Street North
Ottawa, ON  K1R 7A5
Telephone number: 613-241-3663  Ext.: 227
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Sharon Baxter, Executive Director  
Description of the organization's activities: The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) is the national voice for quality end-of-life care in Canada. CHPCA offers leadership in the pursuit of excellence in care for persons approaching death so that the burdens of suffering, loneliness and grief are lessened.CHPCA strives to achieve its mission through:collaboration and representation; increased awareness, knowledge and skills related to hospice palliative care of the public, health care providers and volunteers; development of national norms of practice for hospice palliative care in Canada; support of research on hospice palliative care; advocacy for improved hospice palliative care policy, resource allocation and supports for caregivers.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: The CHPCA offers membership to all Canadians and has both individual and group/organizational memberships.
Was the organization funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign government institution in the last completed financial year? Yes
End date of the organization's last completed financial year: 2007-03-31
List of Government Funding
Government Institution Funding Received in Last Financial Year
Health Canada (HC) $26,500.00

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Organization

Public offices held: No

C. Lobbying Activity Information

Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), Health Canada (HC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Members of the House of Commons, Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB), Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Privy Council Office (PCO), Senate of Canada
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Grass-roots communication, Informal communications, Meetings, Presentations, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Aboriginal Affairs, Education, Health
Subject Matter: Retrospective: The CHPCA has sent letters to the following individuals regarding hospice palliative care policy in Canada and has requested a meeting with them: - Dr. David Butler-Jones - Honourable Senator Marjory LeBreton - Honourable Tony Clement - Honourable Jim Prentice - Honourable Monte SolbergTo date no meetings have been granted.
Subject Matter: Prospective: The CHPCA will be sending an information package to each MP and Senator in conjunction with National Hospice Palliative Care Week (NHPCW) (May 7-13, 2007)The CHPCA will continue to seek meetings with various public officials.

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Policy or Program Information Kit: The information kit sent to MPs and Senators will include facts regarding the current state of hospice palliative care in Canada as well as specific information about Advance Care Planning, the theme for the 2007 NHPCW campaign
Policy or Program Letter regarding the need to increase the availability of hospice palliative care services to all Canadians regardless of where they live in Canada

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