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Medical assistance in dying

Everything you need to know about Canada’s medical assistance in dying law.

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Medical assistance in dying (MAID) has been a legal option for qualifying Canadians since 2016. To access MAID, one must be approved by two independent physicians or nurse practitioners, and must meet the eligibility criteria found within the law. 

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