Policy & Position Statements

November 2019 -

The Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association together with the Extended Healthcare Professionals Coalition (EHPC), a group of leading healthcare associations, have produced a new guide that will help healthcare providers and their patients better understand how private health insurance...

October 2019 -
 
October 29, 2019 - Letter to Prime Minster Trudeau - As national organizations, representing over 238,000 professionals on the front lines of service delivery, we urge the creation of a new Cabinet position: Minister of Mental Health and Wellbeing.
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October 2019 -

October 24, 2019 - Following the 2019 federal election, CASW sent letters to key federal Parliamentarians making recommendations for the future of mental health in Canada. 

October 2019 -

October 23, 2019 - CASW today releases a major paper recommending Mental Health Parity in Canada, including complementary measures as well as the creation of a new federal Minister of Mental Health and Well-Being. 

October 2019 -

October 3, 2019 - Today, leaders from the Canadian Association of Social Workers, the Canadian Medical Association, the Canadian Nurses Association and the College of Family Physicians of Canada gathered in Vancouver to call on federal party leaders to commit to establishing a targeted $1.2...

October 2019 -

October 3, 2019 - We were disheartened to see that the issue of health and health care is not part of your line-up for the upcoming Federal Leaders’ Debates...

September 2019 -

September 11, 2019 - The Federal Election will take place October 21, 2019. The hub brings together a variety of resources and other tools to help you make your decision in election 2019.

August 2019 -

August 28, 2019 - Today the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) publishes Decriminalization, Exit Strategies, and the Social Determinants of Health: A three-pronged approach to health, safety and dignity for sex workers. 

June 2019 -

June 24, 2019 - CASW stands in strong support of the National Association of Social Workers' (NASW) statement condemning President Trump’s planned raids on immigrant families. 

June 2019 -

June 4, 2019 - The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) lauds and affirms Reclaiming Power and Place: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.