April 16 is Advance Care Planning Day in Canada. This is a listing of community hosted events happening across Canada from March through April 2024.

Are you hosting a free ACP Day event? Let us know at [email protected] and include the event location, date, time and a link for more information.


April 2024

Advance Care Planning Day — Drop-In 
Hospice Huronia – 948 Fuller Ave, Penetanguishene, ON
April 16, 2024 from 9:00AM to 5:00PM ET
RSVP: This is a drop-in event, no advance registration is required. 

Advance Care Planning for Healthcare Providers in Ontario
Champlain Hospice Palliative Care Program
April 16, 2024 from 10:00AM-12:00PM ET
RSVP: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SWJCHXT

What is Advance Care Planning?
VON Durham (Zoom webinar) 
April 16th, 2024 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ET

Advance Care Planning Workshop
Southern Frontenac Community Services
Tuesday, April 16, 2024 from 11AM-1PM (lunch provided) at Sydenham Public Library 
RSVP: Katie Buckley, Hospice Palliative Coordinator [email protected] or 613-376-6477 ext 205

Advance Care Planning Workshop
Kamloops Hospice
April 16, 2024
RSVP: Pamela Young, Patient & Family Liaison, at [email protected]

Advance Care Planning Patient and Family Education Workshop (In-Person + Online)
Unity Health Toronto, Patient and Family Learning Centre (PFLC). St. Michael’s Hospital, Peter Gilgan Tower Room 1-702.. 
Tuesday April 16, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
RSVP for In-Person: By email to [email protected]
RSVP for Online: Via Zoom. 

Coffee, Cake & Conversation
Hope House Hospice
April 16, 2024 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM
RSVP: [email protected]

National Advance Care Planning Day Workshop with Dr. Nora Curran-Blaney, MD & Ruth Forbes MScN, RN, CALMN, CHPCN(C)April 16, 2024, 6:00-7:30pm, Centennial Hall at Burlington Public Library – Central BranchRSVP: https://attend.bpl.on.ca/event/10371830 or contact Carpenter Hospice Integrated Wellness Coordinator, Garrison McCleary, [email protected]  

Hope for the Best, Plan for the Rest
Dying With Dignity Canada, hosted by Join Dr. Jeff Myers with Dr. Sammy Winemaker and Dr. Hsien Seow 
Tuesday, April 16, 2024 from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM ET
RSVP: Eventbrite

What’s In The Pill — Argentina
Advance Care Planning International 
April 17, 2024 at 2pm (Argentina Time) — 10am PST and 1pm EST
RSVP: https://www.plan-your-events.com/e/acp-i/webinar-whats-in-the-pill-argentina
 
Advance Care Planning – Financial & Legal Perspectives
VON Durham (Zoom webinar) 
April 18, 2024 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST

Advance Care Planning for Healthcare Providers in Ontario
Champlain Hospice Palliative Care Program
April 18, 2024 from 1:00-3:00PM ET
RSVP: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SWJCHXT

Advance Care Planning Learning Seminar
Matthews House Hospice
April 18, 2024 from 1:30PM-3:00PM ET
RSVP: Contact Megan at [email protected] or 705-434-7175

Green Sleeve Advance Care Planning Workshop
Sunshine Coast Hospice at the Sechelt Seniors Activity Centre
April 22, 2024 at 2:00PM PT
RSVP: Please call 604-885-3513

Advance Care Planning 101
Hospice Waterloo Region at David Durward Centre, Cambridge
April 24, 2024 10:00-11:00AM ET
RSVP: https://www.hospicewaterloo.ca/events/acp-101-april-2024/

Your Estate Planning Toolkit
Chilliwack Hospice Society & Jacqueline Tait Notary Public
Thursday, April 25 at 1:00PM PT
RSVP: Laurie McNaught, Community Outreach & Education Manager, at (604) 795-4660 or email [email protected]

Summit 2024: Encircling Older Adult Care
Encircling Care
Tuesday, Apr 30, 2024 from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM CT
RSVP: Eventbrite

Advance Care Planning Workshop
Oak Ridges Hospice
April 30, 2024 at 5:00PM ET
RSVP: www.bit.ly/ACPworkshop

May 2024

Healthy Aging Information Fair for Seniors
Presented by the Delta Division of Family Practice, Doctors of BC, and the Government of British Columbia
May 4, 2024 from 9:00AM – 3:00PM PT
RSVP: Lisa Wigzell at 604-943-5591 or [email protected]

35th Advance Care Planning & Palliative Care Conference
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (United Kingdom)
May 8, 2024 from 8:30AM to 4:30PM (Norwich UK time, GMT+1)
RSVP for a free livestream seat at https://www.nnuh.nhs.uk/event/advance-care-planning-conference-on-8-may/

Advance Care Planning – Starting the Conversation Workshop
Langley Hospice Society
May 9, 2024 from 6:00PM to 8:30PM 
RSVP: By email to [email protected] or call 604.530.1115