“Today’s launch of the Palliative Care Atlas for Ontario is an important step in advancing quality end-of-life care for Canadians. Cardus counts it a privilege to partner with Pallium Canada on this project. We’re excited both for the pilot we’re releasing today, and for the data on six Ontario health regions as well as for British Columbia and Alberta, which will follow shortly.

In the inaugural Cardus report on this subject, Death is Natural, we highlighted an important fact:

Cross-partisan support for making palliative care ‘a top priority in the restructuring of the health care system’ is decades old—going back at least to a 1995 Senate committee recommendation to prioritize it.

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