Canada Needs PAs! November 27 is National Physician Assistant Day in Canada. The Canadian Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA) asks you to join us in celebrating Physician Assistants (PAs). Learn More »

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Physician assistants to political parties: Time to bring our expertise to more patients across New Brunswick

July 31st, 2018

The Canadian Association of Physician Assistants calls on all parties to commit to increasing the number of physician assistants to help improve the health of New Brunswickers FREDERICTON, July 31, 2018 — Ahead of New Brunswick’s upcoming election, calls are… Read more »

The PA professions; 50 Years and Counting

January 31st, 2018

A Snapshot of the last 50 years for the growth and development of the PA profession

CAPA ‘s New Position Statement – PAs Caring for Canada’s Seniors

January 30th, 2018

Physician Assistants (PAs) play a valuable role in helping to improve care for our seniors. PAs are currently practicing across Canada in the Canadian Armed Forces and in the public healthcare system in Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and New Brunswick. In… Read more »


November 27th, 2017

Physician Assistants (PAs) have been proven to play a key role in Canada’s health system. In celebration of National PA Day, the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA) is calling on governments across the country to expand the role of… Read more »

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B.C. should allow physician assistants

June 13th, 2018

There simply aren’t enough providers to care for everyone in B.C., especially those in remote communities. Recruiting more family doctors and hiring more nurse practitioners will most certainly help… more

Health-care fix needs innovative thinking

March 24th, 2018

Another means of relieving the pressure on the emergency room physician would be the introduction of physician assistants to the province’s health care system similar to what exists in New Brunswick, Ontario and Manitoba…more.