CMAT Response Team in Haiti: Final Report Published

  January 8, 2017:   In October, 2016, a catastrophic hurricane struck the island nation of Haiti.  A three member team from CMAT was deployed to install a NOMAD water purifier, delivered medications and other aid supplies to the city of Les Irois in the Grand Anse region of Haiti. The team was deployed from […]

CMAT Response Team in Haïti: Travelling to the remote western regions

November 9, 2016 – Jérémie, Haïti  – The Team arrived in Jérémie over the weekend, and spent a restful night graciously hosted by friends at the Centre Pastoral et Catechetique Maria Stella Maris.  We thank the community centre for allowing our team to set up their tents indoors, allowing them to stay dry! While staying at […]

CMAT Response team in Haïti: Arrival in Jérémie

November 5, 2016 – Jérémie, Haïti: CMAT Response team visited several areas in the vicinity of Port au Prince, to scout potential locations for the Nomad water purification unit.  One of the areas visited was Léogâne, where CMAT ran a field hospital in the immediate aftermath of the 2010 Earthquake.   (click on thumbnails to […]

CMAT Response Team in Haïti: Arrival in Port au Prince

November 3-4, 2016 – Port au Prince, Haïti:  CMAT’s Response team arrived earlier this week in Port-au-Prince, Haïti, accompanied by a large-capacity water purification unit. Departing from Montreal, the team was delighted to learn that Air Transat not only waived their excess baggage fees, but also donated the cost of cargo shipping for the 600lb […]

Canadian volunteers from CMAT headed to Haiti to provide humanitarian relief.

CMAT Team departing Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport for Haiti When: Wednesday November 2, 07:00 Where: Air Transat check-in counter MONTREAL Nov 1, 2016 – Members of Canadian Medical Assistance Teams (CMAT) will be departing early Wednesday (November 2) for Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, accompanied by a large-capacity water purification unit, and other relief supplies. On October 4th, Hurricane Matthew […]

CMAT is thrilled to receive donated portable vaccine fridges!

CMAT is thrilled and grateful to accept a major donation of two medical-grade portable refrigerator/ freezers. The addition of these two units to our equipment roster not only helps CMAT meet its World Health Organization (WHO) Emergency Medical Team Accreditation requirements, they will help people affected by disaster from acquiring vaccine-preventable illness by carrying vaccines […]

Emergency Alert: Hurricane Matthew

October 3 2016:  CMAT is monitoring the progress of Hurricane Matthew and standing by for further instructions for deployment.  An expected destructive encounter is anticipated in the next 24-36 hours with Haiti, Jamaica, and Cuba. As of the 8 pm EDT Sunday the National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said Matthew’s top sustained winds were 145 mph, a […]

CMAT 2015 Board Elections – List of Candidates

Canadian Medical Assistance Teams has two positions on the board of directors posted for election.  Voting by registered members will be held using online balloting between November 1st and November 15th. The results will be announced at the CMAT Annual General Meeting of Members being in held in Toronto on November 21st.  The following terms […]

CMAT 10th Anniversary Social & Fundraiser

Saturday, November 21st, 2015  at 18:30 Hemingway’s Restaurant and Bar 142 Cumberland Street Toronto, Ontario CMAT’s 10th Anniversary celebration continues! Friends and family are encouraged to attend and help us paint the town CMAT red! A special Burg & Bevvie* deal exclusively for CMATers and friends of CMATers will be available! For $25, the deal […]

Notice of CMAT’s 2015 Annual General Meeting of Members

CMAT’s 2015 Annual General Meeting of members (AGM) will be held live in Toronto, Ontario on:  Saturday November 21, 2015 at 16:30 (Eastern), and will be also streamed online via Google Hangouts and YouTube at: 13:30 (Pacific) 14:30 (Mountain) 15:30 (Central) 17:30 (Atlantic) Meet your 2014/2015 Board of Directors in person and online.  An agenda, […]