• Dr. Kim Corace, CPA President (2020/2022), named the first Vice President of Innovation at Transformation at The Royal

    • Dr. Kim Corace

      Congratulations to CPA President (2020/2022), Dr. Kim Corace, who has been named the first Vice President of Innovation at Transformation at The Royal. Her role will be to provide strategic leadership for mental health and addiction system transformation, including innovation in patient care service delivery models, at the regional and provincial levels.

      The full release can be found here.


  • Special Issue of Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science: Exceptional Canadian Contributions to Research in Depression

  • Registration is now open for the CPA’s 2020 Virtual Series (July 6 – August 28)!

    • Registration is now open for the CPA’s 2020 Virtual Series (July 6 – August 28)!

      Register Now

      Registration for, and presentation in, the CPA’s 2020 virtual event will be complimentary for current CPA members and affiliates whose membership is in good standing.

  • Psychologists Worldwide Unite to Take Action Against Violence in the Home

  • Practice Disruption Insurance Coverage

    • Any CPA member, or any member of a provincial/territorial association of psychology, who purchased the Clinic/Business insurance package through BMS, in the year ending June 2020, and wishes information or advice about practice disruption coverage as the result of COVID-19, please contact Chris Blom at Miller Thomson  

  • CPA Statement against Anti-Black Racism and Discrimination

    • The Canadian Psychological Association rests on a foundation of policy and principle of anti-discrimination and respect for the dignity of persons.  These policies and principles are embedded in the Code of Ethics which guide the science, practice and education of psychology in Canada. 

      2020 has challenged Canadians, and citizens of the world, to be brave; to overcome stresses to our health and welfare and to do it with kindness, respect, and compassion. Anti-Black racism jeopardizes our success as individuals, families, communities, workplaces and societies.  Our success depends on our willingness and ability to look after ourselves and each other and to work together. There is no room for racism, prejudice or systemic discrimination in a just society.  

      A just society enables all its members to contribute, to thrive, and to make a positive difference when facing fortune and when facing adversity.  The CPA invites people to stand together, to stand up and to stand close against anti-Black racism and discrimination of all kinds. 

  • New CPA Position Paper: CPA Task Force on Title: Model Language Suggestions

  • CPA’s 2020 Strategic Plan

    • At the 2020 Annual General Meeting, the CPA was glad to announce the launch of its 2020 Strategic Plan.  The plan was developed in consultation with CPA members and prospective members, affiliates as well as its Board and staff. It defines the CPA’s mission, vision, guiding principles, operating principles, as well as six strategic goals which will guide the organization’s activity from 2020 through 2025.  I would like to invite you to review our new Strategic Plan and consider how you can help your association work for you.”
      Dr. Kim Corace, CPA President 2020/21

  • PAA-CPA Letter to Alberta Minister of Education

    • CPA and the Psychologists Association of Alberta co-signed a letter that was sent to the Provincial Minister of Education outlining our mutual concerns about the Calgary Board of Education’s decision to lay-off psychologists (see letter).

  • Working with the Federal Government

    • CPA sent a letter to the House of Commons Standing Committee to offer our expertise in assisting in identifying sustainable solutions that keep Canadians mentally as well as physically healthy (see letter).

      CPA, along with other national health organizations, met with the Federal Minister of Health on May 21st to discuss the role of the federal government in the context of COVID-19.  The Minister did indicate that the government is discussing what additional investments could be made in the mental health space.

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