After months of parliamentary debate, Bill C-7 received Royal Assent on March 17, 2021, marking a moment of hope and relief for suffering Canadians.
Under Bill C-7, the requirement that one's death must be reasonably foreseeable is removed. Further, those who have been assessed and approved for medical assistance in dying (MAID), but lose capacity before their scheduled procedure will still be able to move forward with an assisted death in some cases.
On Tuesday April 6, Dying With Dignity Canada will be joined by Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, The Honourable David Lametti.
Minister Lametti will speak to:
- The changes to MAID eligibility stemming from Bill C-7
- The parliamentary process, and
- he upcoming review considering advance requests and MAID for those with mental illness
- Minister David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada
- Senator James Cowan, Chair, DWDC Board of Directors
- Helen Long, DWDC CEO
Date and Time: Tuesday April 6, 2021
- 10:45 a.m. PT
- 11:45 p.m. MT
- 12:45 p.m. CT
- 1:45 p.m. ET
- 2:45 p.m. AT
- 3:15 p.m. NT
If you have questions for Minister Lametti, please send them in using the "Questions" box on the Zoom registration page.