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The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) wishes to acknowledge and thank the following individuals and organizations for their contributions to Dementia in Canada.


Expert advisory group

Susan Bronskill
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
Barry Campbell
St. Boniface Hospital
Larry Chambers
McMaster University
Shannon Collinson
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Gagan Gill
Alzheimer Society of Ontario
David Hogan
University of Calgary
Douglas Manuel
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Colleen Maxwell
University of Waterloo
Catherine Pelletier
Public Health Agency of Canada
Dallas Seitz
Queen's University and Providence Care Hospital
Isabelle Vedel
McGill University

Policy advisory group

Alix Adams
British Columbia Ministry of Health
Cheryl Beach
Fraser Health, British Columbia
Annette Bridgeman
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
Heather Brown
Central Health, Newfoundland and Labrador
Joanne Collins
Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness
Nancy Cooper
Ontario Long Term Care Association
Mark Edmonds
South West Local Health Integration Network, Ontario
Elaine Halvorsen
Saskatchewan Ministry of Health
Cheryl Holt
Saskatchewan Ministry of Health
Dilini Kurukulaarachchi
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Andrew MacDougall
Prince Edward Home, Beach Grove Home and Sherwood Home
Suzanne Maisey
Alberta Health
Kelli O’Brien
Western Health, Newfoundland and Labrador
Judy O’Keefe
Eastern Health, Newfoundland and Labrador
Bentley Smolders
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Joanne Young
New Brunswick Department of Health

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) collaborated closely with CIHI on the section How dementia impacts Canadians and provided key data for this report. CIHI would like to acknowledge contributions from Catherine Pelletier, Sharon Bartholomew, Jennette Toews and Louise McRae.

CIHI would like to thank the caregivers we spoke with, Catherine Ann, Liz and Linda, for sharing their time and stories with us. We would also like to thank the experts who shared their time and who provided quotes and perspectives for the report: Barry Campbell, Nancy Cooper, David Hogan, Nicholas Pimlott, Peter Tanuseputro and Pauline Tardif.

Please note that the analyses and conclusions in this document do not necessarily reflect those of the individuals or organizations mentioned above.

This report represents a collaborative effort across much of CIHI. We would like to thank the many individuals and teams who contributed their expertise and time in various capacities.


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How to cite this report: Canadian Institute for Health Information. Dementia in Canada. Ottawa, ON: CIHI; 2018.