Register for Our New Anti-Racism Workshop

ONLY 24 SPOTS AVAILABLE – DON’T WAIT!

Opening Doors, Breaking Down Barriers: Planning for Racial Inclusion is a 75-minute anti-racism planning intensive workshop. Share best practices, plan strategies, and decolonize your practice. March 18, 1 pm ET. Register >

Register for Our New Webinar: Vaccines We Can Talk About It

Join our experts as we look at vaccines and how to talk about them. We’ll look at the challenges and opportunities around making an informed-choice decision, and the role midwives can play. We’ll also look at a new stand-alone educational model for midwives developed at the University of British Columbia. March 22, 12 pm ET. Register >

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.