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Edmonton Chapter

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About Us

The Edmonton Chapter is a vibrant group of active and involved supporters who come from Edmonton and surrounding communities. We serve the greater Edmonton area in Alberta. 

Services Provided

  • Education through in-person and virtual events on end-of-life choice
  • Public meetings, held once every two months
  • Independent Witnessing for medical assistance in dying requests in Edmonton

Our Chapter's Team

Carl Ulrich

Chapter Chair

Upcoming Events

Early May marks National Hospice Palliative Care Week in Canada. As part of Dying With Dignity Canada’s Learning Centre series, “Palliative Care 101” will speak with Dr. Jyothi Jayaraman about this important topic.

Palliative Care 101

As part of Dying With Dignity Canada’s Learning Centre series, “Grief 101” will speak with Michelle Williams and Rachelle Bensoussan about what grief is, how people grieve, myths about grief and how to support someone who is grieving.  

Grief 101

As part of Dying With Dignity Canada’s Learning Centre series, “Patient Rights 101” DWDC will speak with Ruby Shanker about your rights as a patient and how to stay informed regardless of your medical situation.

Patient Rights 101

Additional Information

Independent Witnessing: The current legislation requires all Canadians requesting medical assistance in dying (MAID) to have their written request signed by one Independent Witness (i.e. someone who understands the nature of the request and is not an unpaid caregiver or beneficiary of the individual making the request).  If you require a witness, contact us at edmonton@dyingwithdignity.ca

Contact us

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edmonton@dyingwithdignity.ca

DWDC supports Canadians navigating end-of-life choice and care, we do not provide the information or means to end a life.

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