COVID-19 and CCA Frequently Asked Questions

Background   In response to public health guidance and the pressures on our member organizations and reviewers, CCA has extended the cancellation of all on-site visits until December 2020, and has implemented a virtual site-visit model which will be used until then. All CCA staff will continue to work remotely. As a consequence of the deferred site visits (March through …

The Canadian Centre for Accreditation and COVID-19

Dear members, clients and reviewers, As the COVID 19 virus continues to disrupt and threaten our world, we are compelled to find ways to respond in the collective interest of our families and communities, to people we have never met, in countries we have never been, and under circumstances we have never known. It is a clear call to action …

Black History Month and the Pandemic

Jean Augustine In December 1995, following a motion introduced by the Honourable Jean Augustine, the House of Commons unanimously voted to recognize February as ‘Black History Month’.  Jean Augustine was the first black Canadian woman elected to Parliament. “Black History Month exists to remind us of the rich contributions within our society from people of African and Caribbean descent, and …

Why Accreditation Matters Now

We are all wondering what the full impact of the pandemic will be. How much longer will we have to stay apart? What strategies and tools will continue to be created or leveraged to help us navigate the challenges? What are we learning as we anticipate the next time? And how will we ensure that what is moral and just …