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The lack of access to advance requests is a critical gap in our country’s assisted dying legislation — and must be corrected.
Dying With Dignity Canada is the national human-rights charity committed to improving quality of dying, protecting end-of-life rights, and helping Canadians avoid unwanted suffering.
Ensuring access to quality end-of-life choice and care through advocacy, education, and support.
We provide support to adults suffering from a grievous and irremediable medical condition who wish to die on their own terms.
We educate Canadians about all their legal end-of-life options, including the constitutional right to medical assistance in dying (MAID), and the importance of Advance Care Planning.
We advocate for assisted dying rules – and other end-of-life options – that respect the Canadian Constitution and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
On Friday, June 17, 2022, Judith Rockert invited three staff members and one camera person from Dying With Dignity Canada (DWDC) into her Toronto home for an intimate conversation about her choice to access medical assistance in dying (MAID). This blog post describes that experience from the perspective of those DWDC staff….
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