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2024 BC Budget Consultation Recap

June 15th, 2023

CAPA’s response to the budget consultation in British Columbia emphasizes the critical issue of the shortage of medical professionals in public healthcare. Introducing PAs can strengthen the system, ensuring timely and cost-effective care. PAs are advanced practice clinicians who enhance… Read more »

Atlantic Provinces Call on Physician Assistants to Help with Health workforce Challenges

April 5th, 2023

The Canadian Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA) is delighted that governments in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador is investing in PAs… Read more.

Community of Port Hardy implores government to allow Physician Assistant to Practice

February 23rd, 2023

Mayor and Council, First Nations Health Authority, and Doctors in B.C. support proposal to integrate Physician Assistant (PA) model.   British Columbia – January 24, 2023 – The Canadian Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA) has submitted a proposal to the B.C…. Read more »

Canada Needs PAs Video Refresh

November 30th, 2022

The CanadaNeedsPAs video has been updated to reflect the state of the health care system post-pandemic, and the need for more training spots and PA programs. Check out the video and be sure to share it on your social media… Read more »

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PAs across Canada applaud BC Government move to introduce Physician Assistants

September 27th, 2023

The Canadian Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA) applauds the government of BC for moving to introduce PAs starting in emergency departments, recognizing the value they could play in an overstretched health care system… Read more.

July 14th, 2023

Écoutez Directeur du Québec, Jean-Nicolas Chagnon, discuter du rôle d’adjoint au médecin au 98,5 FM. Bravo!