Every Canadian has a constitutionally protected right to make their own end-of-life decisions.
Dying With Dignity Canada supports calls for increased investments into supports for people living with disabilities, including those targeted at enhancing income and social supports, reducing waiting lists for housing, specialist care, day programs and assistive devices, and assisting with the navigation of a complex and confusing health care system.
A 2022 Ipsos poll showed that 86% of persons with a disability support the right to medical assistance in dying.
Lynne supports medical assistance in dying and maintains that people with disabilities must have the same access and autonomy to explore MAID if they wish. This is Lynne’s story.
As part of our mission to educate and share knowledge, we are examining each issue of the Parliamentary Review in a series of blog posts. In this blog post, we discuss MAID and the protection of Canadians living with disabilities.
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