Bill C-7 update with The Honourable David Lametti

In this recorded webinar, Dying With Dignity Canada (DWDC) hosted a discussion on Canada’s new assisted dying law, Bill C-7.

Topics included:

  • The changes to MAID eligibility stemming from Bill C-7
  • The parliamentary process
  • The upcoming review considering advance requests and MAID for those with mental illness

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  • Minister David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada
  • Senator James Cowan, Chair, DWDC Board of Directors


  • Helen Long, DWDC CEO


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