Autumn view of Edmonton bridge

Edmonton Chapter

Local Chapter

Home / About Us / Local Chapters / Edmonton Chapter
Autumn view of Edmonton bridge

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
  • Media relations regarding MAID issues, including radio, tv and news
  • Political advocacy regarding provincial issues relating to MAID

Our Chapter's Team

Carl Ulrich

Chapter Chair

Upcoming Events

There are currently no upcoming events

Additional Resources

Find an Assessor MD or NP

Discuss your wishes with your Doctor or Nurse practitioner Or contact MAiD Navigator: maid.careteam@ahs.ca or Tel: 811

Find an Assessor MD or NP

Advance Care Planning

Create a Personal Directive - detail treatment options and appoint an agent to act on your behalf

Advance Care Planning

Virtual Hospice

Find answers to common questions, plus information about how MAiD works, and about its emotional impacts.

Virtual Hospice

Bridge C-14

A Network of Peer-to-Peer Connections and Community Supports Through All Stages of Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)

Bridge C-14

Bridge4you

Providing compassionate lived-experience support and connection to family members and friends as they help their loved one who is considering or planning for Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)

Bridge4you

MAiDHouse

MAiDHouse is a non-profit organization devoted to providing those eligible to receive medical assistance in dying (MAiD) with a supportive, inclusive and home-like setting.

MAiDHouse

Additional Information

Need an Independent Witness?    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). 
Contact the MAiD Care Team at AHS or contact the Edmonton Chapter at edmonton@dyingwithdignity.ca


Problems with Access To MAiD?

Let us know if you or someone you know faces barriers accessing MAiD in Alberta

Education
The Edmonton Chapter welcomes invitations to speak to community groups and organizations
Contact us: edmonton@dyingwithdignity.ca

 

Contact us

edmonton

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.

Send a message

Name(Required)
Hidden
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
A photo of a physician snapping a blue glove on their left hand

Featured story

Chantelle's story: An open letter to Covenant Health

Chantelle delivered her daughter in Covenant Health Hospital, a religious healthcare facility. In this open letter she responds to an incident in 2017 when 66-year-old ALS patient Doreen Nowicki was assessed for medical assistance in dying (MAID)...

Empower. Inform. Protect your rights.