Nova Scotia Chapter

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About Us

The Nova Scotia Chapter was started in October of 2012 and became official in January 2013 with a strong volunteer component based in the Annapolis Valley, the South Shore and Halifax/Dartmouth. The Chapter was very active in advance of Bill C-14.  Over the years the Chapter has offered numerous seminars on Advance Care Planning and the issue of Medical Assistance in Dying.  

Services Provided

  • Build awareness of medical assistance in dying (MAID) through social media
  • Promotion of advanced care planning (ACP)s and Patient Rights
  • Advocacy for end-of-life care and choice
  • ACP, MAID and Patient Rights presentations
  • Build and maintain relationships within the community including active outreach and use of social media

Our Chapter's Team

Linda Furlought

Co-Chair

Upcoming Events

Join us on December 14 for our final session of the year. We’ll be sitting down with DWDC CEO Helen Long and Dr. Gord Gubitz, the Clinical Lead for the MAID Program in Nova Scotia. This session will provide a review of the developments in the end-of-life rights movement for 2022 and what to expect moving forward into 2023.

Looking Ahead: MAID and what you should know going into 2023

Contact us

novascotia@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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