Your gift at work

Since 2005, CMAT had provided vital medical assistance to people affected by disaster in countries around the world. Canadian donors like you helped us deliver care in many of these countries, including:

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From medical expertise to logistical know-how and administrative experience,  CMAT volunteers are professionals who take the time and their own expense to help those in need in time of crisis.

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Humanitarian Projects

Visit our Humanitarian Projects section where you will find information on past deployments, recent news, links to our social media sites and our picture archives.

CMAT's Field Clinic in Léogâne, Haïti, January - March 2010.

CMAT’s Field Clinic in Léogâne, Haïti: January 2010.


About CMAT:

Canadian Medical Assistance Teams (CMAT) is a Canadian-based grassroots disaster relief organization made up of volunteer health professionals and non-health volunteers who selflessly give their time and resources to assist and provide relief aid to the victims of natural and man-made disasters around the world.

CMAT has been one of the first teams to arrive at the scene of recent global emergencies, and has accumulated a database over one thousand skilled health care professionals from across Canada.

Please consider volunteering or donating to help us help the most vulnerable survivors of disasters.

Latest News

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 slight increase from Sunday morning but still down from Matthew’s peak of 160 mph on Friday night. Please stay tuned for updates as this event progresses.

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 are up for re-election.

  • Director at Large (2 positions) – 1 year term each

Beginning at 12:01am (Pacific) on Sunday November 1, 2015, registered CMAT members will be sent a one-time, user-specific link to the voting webpage by email, and will be asked to choose up to two candidates for the open positions. Voting closes Sunday November 15, 2015 at 23:59 (Pacific).

Below you will find the list of nominated candidates, in alphabetical order:

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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 includes a burger, and a glass of either beer or wine*. A portion of the proceeds goes to CMAT!

Purchase in advance by:

* Not interested in the CMAT Burg & Bevvie deal? No worries! The pub will also take orders from their menu, and we will happily accept any donations made to CMAT!

Location: Hemingway’s Restaurant and Bar: 142 Cumberland Street, Toronto.
Google Map:

Parking: Pay street parking, or there are several parking lots in the area.
TTC: Bay Subway station is closest, Bloor/Yonge and Museum are also close by
Accommodations: A group rate may be arranged with a hotel in the downtown core should enough interest be shown. Please advise if you are interested.

As always please feel free to email or call us with any questions. We look forward to celebrating CMAT’s 10th anniversary, and seeing everyone out!!!

Upcoming Events

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