Projet Compassion Project
The Grey Nuns
In 1844 the first four Grey Nuns arrived in St. Boniface, Manitoba and started treating sick people. Three years later they opened their first hospital ward in a room of their convent and by 1871 opened a four-bed hospital, the humble beginnings of St. Boniface General Hospital.
CHCM’s Mission Today
There is still a need to help others in today’s world. The religious orders have left CHCM with a mission to continue to listen, be present and meet the unmet needs of the community.
Dignity, Respect, and Compassion: a reflection on end-of-life issues
In light of the national conversation around physician assisted death we are compelled to reflect on several important questions regarding death, suffering and end of life care. Read our publication “Dignity, Respect, and Compassion”.