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MAID in Ottawa - May 30, 2018/1pm

Abbotsford House, 950 Bank Street, Ottawa

As part of its Learn and Explore Speaker Series, Abbotsford House will be hosting a presentation by Susan Desjardins, Volunteer Ottawa Chapter Chair of Dying with Dignity Canada. The topic will be Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID). Come to this talk to learn how MAID can be requested, how to access it in Ottawa, and some of the challenges of the current legislation.The presentation will begin at 1 p.m. sharp and will allow for questions and discussion.

Please register in advance by calling 613-230-5730. There is an attendance fee of $2 – tea/coffee and a homemade treat will be available.

Abbotsford House is located at 950 Bank Street. Parking is available across the street at Lansdowne.


June 9th, 2018 8am to 5pm
The conference brings people and resources together to connect and learn ways to advance healing. The day is designed to be shared by those on a bereavement journey as well as the important caregivers and professionals who support them; whether the loss of a loved one is anticipatory, recent, or long ago. Choose three workshops from a choice of 15 uniquely designed sessions that are informative, interactive and/or experiential.
Bereaved Families of Ontario - Ottawa Region
will be offering a workshop on Complicated Grief
For more information and workshop outlines: Click here
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(Includes breakfast, lunch and refreshments)
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