Dying With Dignity Canada Chapters

Calgary

History:

We claim the distinction of being the first Chapter formed in Canada. At a Dying With Dignity Canada workshop in April of 2012, John Warren, who was then Vice President of DWDC, urged Trish Remmers and Sigrid Wili to start a Chapter. We had our first meeting on May 22, 2012.

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Edmonton

The Edmonton Chapter is a vibrant group of active and involved supporters who come from Edmonton and surrounding communities. 

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Greater Toronto Area

Welcome to the Greater Toronto Area Chapter! We are a group of passionate volunteers building a Greater Toronto Area Chapter of Dying With Dignity Canada. As interest grows to protect end-of-life rights, the time has come to expand our services and support for the GTA. 

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Kelowna

More details to come.


Niagara

The Niagara Chapter was created in 2016 by Jim Cooper and Nina Syrnyk, whose hard work launched a series of well-attended seminars on Advance Care Planning. The Niagara Chapter covers the entire Niagara Peninsula from St. Catharines to Niagara-on-the-Lake, to Fort Erie and Port Colborne.

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Nova Scotia

The Nova Scotia Chapter of Dying with Dignity Canada was started in October of 2012 and became official in January 2013 by Sheilia Sperry who remains the current Chapter Head.

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Prince Edward Island

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Vancouver

The Vancouver Chapter is co-chaired by Alex Muir and Susan Jobes.

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Ottawa

A small group of Ottawa individuals joined forces eagerly in 2014 to establish an Ottawa chapter of Dying With Dignity Canada.

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Winnipeg

The Winnipeg chapter started just a few months after a local woman named Susan Griffiths went public with her story about needing to go to Switzerland to die because Canadian law had not yet changed to allow her to die with assistance at home.

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Victoria

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