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  • Materials for Spiritual and Religious Care Awareness Week October 15-21, 2108

    CASC/ACSS has received the following from the Canadian Multifaith Federation for the upcoming Spiritual and Religious Care Awareness Week (SRCAW) – Oct 15-21, 2018.

    Click here to check out the CMF web site and down load SRCAW materials

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  • CASC/ACSS Member David Maginley: Keynote Speaker at 2019 Conference in Fredericton

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    CASC’s own David Maginley will be one of the Keynote speakers at the 2019 national conference in Fredericton. Rev. David Maginley is an interfaith spiritual counselor at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and award-winning author of Beyond Surviving: Cancer and Your Spiritual Journey. He is featured in the documentaries Here Right Now, and When You Die.

    David has also survived cancer four times, which resulted in a profound near-death experience and explorations in the connection of body, mind and spirit. He knows cancer from both sides of the hospital bed, and this life from both sides of the veil.

    Click here to read more about David and his work. 

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  • Celebrating CASC/ACSS Members

    We celebrate CASC/ACSS Member Anne Simmonds who will be co-presenting with Canadian singing legend Ann Mortifee at a fall workshop:

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    THE MYSTERY AND POWER OF THE DIVINE FEMININE

    Women Sharing Wisdom and Courage to Heal Ourselves and the Planet

     

     

    Anne Mortifee and Rev. Dr. Anne L. Simmonds

    Through music, story, conversation and ritual, this workshop will inspire participants to move beyond perfectionism and duty into their body-selves. Participants will be encouraged to trust the deeper journey of unfolding where the small self dissolves and we touch the essential self for which we yearn.

    Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20, 2018

    9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. 75 Queen’s Park Cres. E., Toronto

    Click here for more information on PDF poster

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  • CASC/ACSS Member Shane Sinclair wins “Paper of the Year” from world’s top Palliative Care Journal

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    Congratulations to CASC’s own Shane Sinclair who was awarded the prestigious prize of “Paper of the Year” by Palliative Medicine, the world’s top Palliative Care Journal. This honour was conferred today, Friday May 25, 2018 at the European Association of Palliative Care Congress. The paper that won the award is on sympathy, empathy, and compassion. Click here to see complete article.

    Sympathy Empathy and Compassion

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  • CASC/ACSS Member David Maginley interviewed

    Please watch this short video from Global News featuring this year’s CASC’s PPC researcher award winner David Maginley.

    Also visit David’s web site for more fascinating interviews and resources.

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