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

Miriam Tetler

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

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Mark and Jacqueline's story: How it all began

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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