The Calgary Chapter of Dying With Dignity Canada Celebrates 3 Years of MAID being a legal choice in Canada
with featured speaker CEO Shanaaz Gokool
June 17, 2019 is the third anniversary of the passing of Bill C-14. Since 2016, more than 6,000 Canadians have died with medical assistance. But at least another third have failed to meet the eligibility requirements. There are many shortcomings with the legislation: limits to accessibility, loss of competency before provision, issues of forced transfers, and more.
- DWDC CEO Shanaaz Gokool will provide an update on both national and provincial issues.
- Paul Morck will share his family's story: his wife Barbara was denied medical assistance in dying due to fluctuating competency.
When: Saturday, June 8, 2019, 2:00-4:30 p.m.
Where: Kerby Centre (Lecture Room)
1133-7th Ave SW, Calgary
Kerby Centre is located across from the Downtown West/Kerby C Train Station (Blue Line)
Free parking is available on the north side of the LRT Station. Accessible parking spaces for persons with disabilities are located on the east side of the Kerby Centre. Please remember to register your license plate at the front desk.
An RSVP is necessary to provide adequate seating.
Please RSVP via email at [email protected] or at 1-800-495-6156.
7th Ave SW
Calgary, AB T2P 1B2
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