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Covid-19: We will continue to serve you

In order to ensure our team’s health and safety and to help limit the spread of the virus, we are working remotely.
The simplest option is to contact us by email at We might not be able to answer immediately but send us a message, we will do our best to get back to you as soon as we can.

Please stay safe and take care of yourselves and your loved ones.

Sincerely,  Your CAPA Team

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New TELUS Discounts for CAPA Members

June 19th, 2020

CAPA is pleased to offer exclusive rates on TELUS services to its members. With TELUS, you can get connected and stay connected anytime, anywhere. It’s easy and now more affordable than ever. As a benefit of CAPA membership, TELUS is… Read more »

2020 PA Certification Exam and CPD Requirements

June 12th, 2020

To support PAs during these challenging times, the Physician Assistant Certification Council of Canada (PACCC) would like to inform all CCPAs and other Mainport ePortfolio participants that in alignment with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)… Read more »

Remarks to B.C.’s Finance Committee on Budget 2021

June 10th, 2020

Below are remarks delivered on June 10, 2020 by Eric Demers, Past-President, to British Columbia’s Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services. Good Morning and thank you, Mr. Chair and Honourable Members, for the chance to speak to you… Read more »

Budget 2021 is a chance to modernize B.C.’s health care workforce ahead of a second wave of COVID-19

June 10th, 2020

Canadian Association of Physician Assistants calls on Horgan government to introduce, hire, and train physician assistants as part of the provincial response to the pandemic VICTORIA, June 10, 2020—Today, the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants urged the British Columbia government… Read more »

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The Unsinkable Doc

May 27th, 2020

Sub-Lieutenant Nicole Spivey, HMCS Nanaimo’s Physician Assistant “Is the Doc in here?” asks a member of the ship’s company as they poke their head into the wardroom. The Doc is in. Sub-Lieutenant (SLt) Nicole Spivey, HMCS Nanaimo’s Physician Assistant, or Doc as… Read more »

SickKids maximizes frontline PA team in virtual Emergency Department workflow

May 12th, 2020

In a new First View Commentary in the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine authors Dr. Daniel Rosenfield, Jordan Levinter, CCPA, et al. outline how Toronto’s SickKids hospital established novel roles for self-isolated physicians and its frontline PA team during COVID-19…. Read more »