Hats Off for Hospice

Thursday, October 19, 2017 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Parkland at the Gardens 5732 College Street, Halifax Purchase tickets $150 per person We would love to have you join us for a classic cocktail party supporting our new hospice for Halifax! Enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne as you arrive for a fun evening of… Read More

Hospice Halifax Construction Underway

For immediate release Hospice Halifax Construction Underway October 16, 2017 (Halifax) – Construction of Halifax’s first purpose-built facility to provide end-of-life care and family support is now underway with an anticipated fall 2018 opening for Hospice Halifax. Hospice Halifax board chair Dr. Jane Henderson said, “After years of planning and months of site preparation, it… Read More

In the Hospice Office This Week…

A heartfelt thank you to Dr. Sharon Carstairs who stopped by the Hospice office this week to share her views on hospice palliative care for our upcoming video series in November. A warm thanks also goes out to volunteer Carla Adams for conducting the interview.

The “Hats Off” Cocktail

Jeff Van Horne and Matt Boyle of The Clever Barkeep have whipped up a cocktail especially for Hats Off for Hospice, a classic cocktail party supporting the development of Halifax’s new residential hospice. They will be serving cocktails and ‘mocktails’ at our premiere event on October 19, 2017 at Parkland at the Gardens in Halifax.… Read More

Living Well Dying Well Conference

Free Public Lecture “I Want This To Be Over -Medical Aid in Dying” Dr. James Downar Thursday, October 26, 2017 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Level 1 Amphitheatre, Saint John Regional Hospital 400 University Avenue, Saint John, N.B. Living Well Dying Well Conference Friday, October 27, 2017 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saint John Regional… Read More

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

Jeff Amos with Amos Wood Mouldings & Millwork talks about the beams that were salvaged from the former buildings at 618 and 620 Francklyn Street. He plans to use the beams as features in work stations, benches, hallways, and entryways and other design projects in the new residential hospice. Video and photo credit: Robyn McPhee… Read More

Hospice Houses Reveal Their Past

Hospice Halifax’s one-on-one interview with Dr. Margaret Casey, also the focus of CBC Nova Scotia’s article published on August 22, 2017: Almost century-old Christmas cards found in Halifax Hospice house. During July’s soft demo of the two buildings on Francklyn Street, we made the exciting discovery of some Christmas cards, a few calling cards, and a… Read More

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