Statement on the Closure of the Laurentian University Midwifery Program

CAM, NACM, CAM Ed, CMRC, and SMAC have issued a joint statement on the closure of the Laurentian University Midwifery program.

Read the statement here >

NEW! Webinars & Online Learning

This is your chance to improve your practice, deliver excellent care to your clients, and share with colleagues across the country and around the world. Take a look through the upcoming midwifery webinars and online learning opportunities and sign up today. Register >

NEW! Resources Page

We’ve created a new page to help you access some of the most useful resources, research and national projects we have. It’s a work in progress so visit often for new updates. Visit page >

National Action Plan to Eliminate Anti-Indigenous Racism

On January 27 & 28 2021, the Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM) was honoured to participate, along with the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives (NACM), at the Federal government’s dialogue to advance a national action plan to eliminate anti-Indigenous racism in Canadian healthcare. This dialogue follows the tragic death of Joyce Echaquan. Joyce, and so many other Indigenous people, regularly face deadly and demeaning racism when seeking care. Read more >

 

Government of Canada Supports Initiatives to Prevent and Address Family Violence

November 25, 2020 – Today, as the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence start with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, and the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural and Economic Development, announced more than $3.4 million to support three initiatives aimed at preventing family violence and supporting survivors.- Read press release

COVID-19

We continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. Useful information for the general public and for midwives can be found here.