—Ottawa, ON, September 23, 2014— The Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) agrees with Canadians that federal leadership is needed on wait times in health care. This is particularly true in mental health. A new Nanos poll commissioned by the Wait Time Alliance (WTA) and released today found eight out of 10 Canadians ...
September 23, 2014Rob Cornforth
—Toronto, ON, September 14, 2014— Last night, the Canadian Psychiatric Association, the united voice for Canada’s 4,700 psychiatrists and 600 psychiatry residents, inducted Dr. Padraic Carr as their new president. Dr. Padraic Carr is a clinical professor with the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Alberta and the Facility Chief for ...
September 14, 2014Rob Cornforth
—Toronto, ON, September 12, 2014— Tonight the Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) will present the CPA President’s Commendation to Sheldon Kennedy for his national advocacy work in mental health. A former NHL player, Kennedy is well known for his decision to charge his Major Junior Hockey League Coach with sexual assault for the ...
September 12, 2014Rob Cornforth
—Toronto, ON, September 11, 2014— Today the Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) will present the CPA Special Recognition Award to Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston for their work in mental health. The award will be accepted by Mrs. Johnston at the Opening ...
September 11, 2014Rob Cornforth
—Toronto, ON, September 10, 2014— The Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) welcomes the Correctional Investigator’s report on suicide among federal inmates and applauds its focus on prevention, a key component of which is timelier access to mental health services for inmates. It is fitting that the report be released today, on World ...
September 10, 2014Rob Cornforth