Partnership releases five-year plan for the next phase of Canada’s national cancer strategy
Canada’s cancer and health communities are continuing to work together towards a common goal – reducing the impact of cancer on Canadians – with the publication of a five-year plan entitled Sustaining Action Toward a Shared Vision. The plan, which documents shared cancer priorities for 2012 to 2017, was developed over the past 18 months by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer in consultation with a broad range of partners and stakeholders, including people personally affected by cancer.…read more
Chris Clark elected Chair of the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
The Board of Directors of the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer is pleased to announce the unanimous election of Chris Clark as Chair, effective at the end of June 2012.
Chris Clark has served on the Partnership’s Board since the organization’s creation in 2007 and has been a member of the executive committee since that time. Since 2009 he has served as the Chair of the Board’s Finance and Audit Committee and most recently as the chair of the CEO search committee. His interest in the Partnership is the result of a personal connection: he was diagnosed with head and neck cancer in May 2006. Since retiring from his position as Chief Executive Officer and Canadian Senior Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, a role he held from 2005 to 2011, he has welcomed the opportunity to play a greater leadership role in the Partnership’s governance.…read more
Early bird registration extended to April 30
Good news! Early bird registration for the World Cancer Congress has been extended to April 30.
Registering for the congress by April 30th will allow organizations to take advantage of reduced rates, and save up to 60% on regular registration fees. Additionally, groups of five or more can register now at discounted rates, and provide names of delegates attending anytime before June.…read more
April 16 is National Advance Care Planning Day; Partnership collaborates on national efforts
The Partnership is pleased to join more than 25 organizations championing April 16 as National Advance Care Planning Day — a day for Canadians to speak with family members and friends about their wishes for end-of-life care. …read more