Okanagan Chapter

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The Okanagan Chapter serves the municipalities and cities of Osoyoos, Oliver, Okanagan Falls, Penticton, Naramata, Summerland, Peachland, Westbank, Kelowna, Winfield, Lake Country, Oyama and Vernon.

Our Chapter's Team

Tracy McDowell

Chapter 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

kelowna@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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A photo of Jacqueline and Mark shortly after they first met

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In the fall of 2020, one of our board members, Dr. Jonathan Reggler, shared an article from Powell River Living Magazine with Dying With Dignity Canada. It was a story about Mark Huddleston, a gentleman from British Columbia who chose medical assistance in dying (MAID) and his very inclusive, outdoor end-of-life ceremony....

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