CPA Bulletins
  • NEW We would like to thank all those who attended our final town hall meeting to discuss the proposed changes to our board composition and to all those who voted on the motion to adopt advance electronic voting. The motion has passed, and our by-laws will be amended accordingly. Advance electronic voting will be available to members for any future motions put before the membership, including for any vote to take place at the special meeting planned for October 19, 2018 from 1:00-2:00 pm Eastern Time. Further details will follow.

  • NEW 2nd Annual CPA Student Research and Knowledge Mobilization Grants. Deadline for Applications is October 19th. Click here for more information on eligibility criteria and application requirements.

  • NEW Notice of Special Meeting of CPA Members. A special meeting of members of the Canadian Psychological Association will be held virtually, on Friday September 21, 2018. Click here for more information.

  • NEW August 2018 Canadian Psychological Association’s Submission for the Federal Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2019 Budget. Read the submission.

  • NEW The CPA Board of Directors has proposed amendments to the association’s bylaws that will affect the Board’s composition. Members are invited to review the proposed changes and to participate in various discussion sessions before the vote on October 19, 2018. Please click here to learn more.

  • NEW Canadian Psychology Call for Nominations Editor: 2019-2024. The Board of Directors of the Canadian Psychological Association has opened nominations for the Editorship of Canadian Psychology for the years 2019-2024.Click here for details.

  • NEW Psychology Works Fact Sheet on Caregiver Stress. Click here to see all of the Fact Sheets.

  • NEW Psychology Works Fact Sheet on Social Anxiety. Click here to see all of the Fact Sheets.

  • NEW The CPA has endorsed the International Psychology Network for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Issues’ statement advocating for greater awareness of the health and well-being needs of LGBTQI people in care, research, the media and public policy. Learn more.

  • NEW The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights has sent a letter to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada to recommend that she consider amending section 672.1 of the Criminal Code to allow psychologists to perform assessments of fitness to stand trial and criminal responsibility. Read the letter.

  • CPA joins the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) in calling on Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship to suspend Canada’s Safe Third Country Agreement with the United States and to revise Canada Border Services own policies on family separation. Read the letter.

  • The CPA’s Indigenous Task Force has prepared a report on Psychology’s Response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Report. Read the full report.

  • The CPA’s Task Force on End-of-Life has prepared a report on Medical Assistance in Dying and End-of-Life Care. Read the full report.

  • CPA Accreditation Panel launches Public Consultation Survey for 6th Revision of the Accreditation Standards and Procedures for Doctoral Programmes and Internships in Professional Psychology. Click here for details.

  • Grassroots Advocacy Kit for Psychological Science (2018) - Download PDF


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  • March 1, 2018
    Federal budget 2018: Record new investments for fundamental science, research infrastructure, students and researchers. Click here to read.

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  • CPA position paper entitled Psychologists Practicing to Scope: The Role of Psychologists in Canada’s Public Institutions. Click here to access the paper.

  • CPA report on the effectiveness of psychological treatments. Click here to read The Efficacy and Effectiveness of Psychological Treatments.

  • CPA-Commissioned Report on Access to Psychological Services: An Imperative for Change: Access to Psychological Services for Canada. The Mental Health Commission of Canada applauds the work of the Canadian Psychological Association. Click here to read the letter of support.

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