News Generated by the Grand Priory in Canada or Public Media or Relevant Articles of Interest

The following is a list of news articles covering the activities of the Grand Priory in Canada, its Commanderies / Delegations or the Hospice / Palliative Care News National, or other relevant articles of interest to the Order. Articles are listed from the most recent submissions to more dated submissions. Click the title of the article to invoke a pop-up window that allows you to peruse the entire article with photos if they are available.


Halifax Hospice to help terminally ill live comfortably

A life well lived deserves a fitting and dignified end. “Hospice is about living life well to the end versus being about dying,” Wendy Fraser, chief executive officer of Halifax Hospice, said Monday as the non-profit organization unveiled plans for its $6-million south-end Halifax building....
Chronicle Herald. Francis Campbell. October 17, 2017


New Hospice Initiative in the Maritimes Kick Started by the Order

Members of the Acadia Commandery of the Order of Saint Lazarus, Grand Priory in Canada have undertaken a journey to raise funds and capital for the establishment of a 5-10 bed residential hospice in Digby, NS.....
Acadia Commandery. David M. Cvet. September 28, 2017


Dame Kathleen Clarke awarded the Sovereign's Medal, September 16, 2017

On January 24, 2017, Dame Kathleen Clarke DCLJ, OMLJ was awarded the Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers by the Governor General and later presented to her in late August by His Worship Randy Hope, Mayor of Chatham-Kent at a ceremony prior to a meeting of Council....
The Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem, Grand Priory in Canada. September 16, 2017


The Passing of the Grand Master, August 29, 2017

I am terribly sad and very sorry to make this announcement: The XLIX Grand Master of the Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem, H. E. D. Carlos Gereda y de Borbón, Marqués de Almazán, passed away today, August 29th, at 7:00 a.m. at his residence in Madrid, Spain....
The Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem. Madrid. August 29, 2017


Appointment, Chief Marketing Officer

Chevalier the Honorable Peter A. Milliken, Grand Prior, and Dame Jane Anema , Chancellor, are pleased to announce the appointment of Lord Robbie Sprules, as the Chief Marketing Officer for the Grand Priory in Canada......
Grand Priory in Canada. August 25, 2017


Chatham resident receives Meritorious Service Medal from Governor General

Robert Clarke is the recipient of a Governor General's Meritorious Service Decoration for spearheading the development of A Caregiver's Guide: A handbook about the end-of-life care. The 69-year-old is one of 31 Canadians who received a Meritorious Service Medal from Governor General David Johnston during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa last Friday......
Chatham Daily News. Ellwood Shreve. November 28, 2016


Sheldrake Island lepers remembered in project for Canada 150

A little-known story of how lepers lived and were treated on an island located in the Miramichi River in New Brunswick is going to receive national recognition after being selected for the Lost Stories Project, part of Canada 150......
CBC News. Gail Harding. October 30, 2016