Semaine nationale

2015 NPAW Events

National Pain Awareness Week 2015
November 1 – 7, 2015

Events Listing

November 4

Fourth Annual Education Day For PAIN AWARENESS

Date: November 4th, 2015 08:00-16:30
Location: Red and White Club, 1833 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary AB, T2M 4S7
Audience: Healthcare providers who encounter patients with pain. All disciplines welcome.
Cost: $100.00

Presentations include:

  • Pharmacology of Neuropathic Pain Medications
  • Pain 101: Pain Classification
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Vitamin D and Pain
  • Addiction Trends in Canada
  • Geriatric Pain Management
  • More to be announced!

For details, please download the brochure (PDF)

November 5

Party for Pain

Date: November 5th, 2015 Cocktails 6p.m. ~ Dinner 7p.m.
Location: Michelangelo’s Banquet & Convention Centre 1555 Upper Ottawa Street, Hamilton L8W 3E2
Details: Live entertainment featuring a "Dancing with the Stars" inspired dance competition, live music, silent auction, raffle prizes and more!
Cost: $150 each or $1,000 a table (seats 10)

Register online at
Download the poster (PDF)
Download the invitation (PDF)
Download the 2015 Sponsorship Guide (PDF)

November 6

NPAW Community Art Gallery

Date: November 6th, 2015 13:00-15:00
Location:Faculty Of Social Work Auditorium, Wilfrid Laurier University 120 Duke Street West Kitchener, Ontario

Presentation by:
Dr. Michelle Skop, PhD, RSW
An Overview of Findings from a Study about the Healthcare Experiences of Peoplewith Fibromyalgia

For more information download the poster PDF

November 7

McMaster Persistent Post-Surgical Pain

A Model for the Student of Chronic Pain

New Location!!

Date: Saturday, November 7th
Location: The University Club of McMaster
Alumni Memorial Hall (Building 8)
1280 Main St. W, Hamilton, ON

For a PDF version of the brochure click here!

Target Audience:
Clinical Researchers, Basic Scientists, Behavioral Scientists, Rehabilitation Scientists, Residents, Students, and Other Healthcare Professionals

For More Program Information Contact:
Continuing Health Sciences Education Program
P: 905-525-9140 ext. 22990
F: 905-572-7099

For Registration Information Contact:
P: 905-525-9140 ext. 22671

Thank you,
The CHSE Program
McMaster University

Ontario Pain Foundation, Chronic Pain Support Niagara (Cpsn) and Parc are partnering to present:

Chronic Pain Forum

Date: Saturday November 7 From 3-6 pm
Location: Holiday Inn, 327 Ontario St., St. Catharines
Cost: Free Guest Speakers: Dr G Karmy (Pain Specialist), Dr. P Angerilli DC and Breanne Yacobucci (Cannabis)
Exhibits: Hart and Sol Naturopathic Clinic, Bieman Copland and Associates(Pssychologists), and more!

For more information: Helen or (905) 934-0261
To view the brochure click here!

No Pain, A Lot To Gain

Date: Saturday November 7Th 2015 – 8:15 Am-5:15 PM
Location: Centurion Conference and Event Centre 170 Colonnade Road, Ottawa, Ontario

This program has been accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 6.0 MAINPRO-M1 CREDITS. or Events In Sync, T: 905-404-9545

Fibromyalgia London Group is hosting


Date: Saturday November 7 From 1:30-4 pm
Location: Meeting Room A, Beacock Branch Library
1280 Huron Street, London

FREE overflow parking available next door at The Salvation Army Hillcrest church or across the street at Huron Market Place plaza.
Doors Open for Registration/Check In at 1:00pm
Beverages and light snacks provided.

We are excited to have as our keynote speakers:

  1. Lynn Cooper - Executive Director, Canadian Pain Coalition who will speak on "Moving Beyond The Pain"
  2. Norm Armoun - Pharmacist/Owner, Shoppers Drug Mart who will speak on "Medical Advances and Treatments for Chronic Pain"
  3. As well, there will be several information table displays with staff representatives present to answer your questions, from organizations like:

    • Canadian Pain Coalition
    • Heaven Scent/Canadian Institute of Alternative Medicine
    • Phoenix Tai Chi Centre
    • Bowen Therapy of London

    Please come early to check out their displays and find out more information on how you can treat pain and/or help you manage your chronic pain symptoms.
    If you have registered already to attend, that's awesome and we look forward to welcoming you on Saturday!
    If you have NOT registered yet, there only 10 seats left - so PLEASE LET ME KNOW ASAP if you wish to attend.

    Respectfully yours,
    Jacqueline Fraser
    Group Lead Coordinator
    The Fibromyalgia London Group
    Tel: 519-453-3198 ~ Email:

    November 10

    Chronic Pain Association of Canada, Toronto Group (CPACtoronto)

    Pain Relief Forum, 2015

    Date: Tuesday, November 10th, 2015, 1:30 to 4:30 P.M.
    Location: St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 415 Broadview Ave. Toronto, Ontario
    Speakers: Alex Reivich & Dr. Kevin Rod

    For more information and agenda download the flyer (PDF)
    or go to