Palliative Care Champion Inducted into The Order of Canada


Sharon Carstairs
Order of Canada
The Honourable Sharon Carstairs, Senator (retired), Senate of Canada is among 109 new inductees into the Order of Canada announced by Governor General David Johnston this week.
She is receiving the honour for her work as a palliative care champion which includes her 2010 reportRaising the Bar: A Roadmap to the Future of Palliative Care in Canada.

Carstairs currently sits on CHPCA’s Champion’s Council, a group comprised of key leaders in Canada who have offered to advance the profile of hospice palliative care across the country.

On behalf of Ontario’s membership, HPCO joins The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association in offering our heartfelt congratulations for this well-deserved honour!