Past Webinars

How we grieve: A national perspective

In this recorded webinar, Susan Cadell and Katherine Kortes-Miller discussed some of their own research on death, dying, and grief. They explored the importance of including conversations about grief in public spaces, outside of clinical and institutional contexts.

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Advance Care Planning with Clancy Catelin

In this recorded webinar, Dying With Dignity Canada (DWDC) hosted a conversation on Advance Care Planning with lawyer Clancy Catelin.

 

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Planning for the Future – Health Decisions Matter

If you were unwell and unable to speak for yourself, do those you are close to know your wishes for health care and personal decisions? Advance care planning is important at all times but COVID-19 has brought the importance of knowing people’s wishes and values regarding their health care to the forefront.

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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.

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Dying with dignity a second time: The constitutional issues surrounding Bill C-7

In this recorded webinar, the Edmonton Chapter of Dying With Dignity Canada was joined by Eric Adams, a Professor at the University of Alberta Faculty of Law and a Constitutional expert, to discuss MAID and Bill C-7. Professor Adams provided expert testimony at the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee of the Senate of Canada and shared his perspective. 

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Dementia, MAID, and other end-of-life options

In this recorded webinar, Dying With Dignity Canada (DWDC) hosted an in-depth discussion on end-of-life options for Canadians living with dementia.

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Singing in the Rain Film Screening

Together with Muse Storytelling and the Canadian Association of MAiD Assessors and Providers (CAMAP), DWDC participated in the premiere of Singing in the Rain, a short documentary that tells the story of Kaye Lambie in the days leading up to her medically assisted death.

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Introduction to Advance Care Planning

In this recorded webinar, Dying With Dignity Canada (DWDC) sat down with Susan Desjardins, Board Member, and one of the founding members of the DWDC Ottawa Chapter, for a one-hour webinar on Advance Care Planning. 

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A year in review: End-of-life choice during COVID-19

In this recorded webinar, Dying With Dignity Canada (DWDC) heard from three clinicians about the experience of providing health and end-of-life care during COVID-19. Watch to learn about what has changed in the nine months since the start of the pandemic, and what it has been like to provide medical assistance in dying (MAID) during this period of change and uncertainty.

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A conversation with Dr. Trevor Byers: MAID assessor and provider

Dr. Trevor Byers is a family physician with Care of the Elderly trainingworking in Leduc, Alberta for the past 20 years. He has taken care of inpatients — both in and out of palliative care — and provides consultation services for geriatrics for the Leduc Beaumont Devon Primary Care NetworkIn his work, he frequently deals with issues around cognitive decline and capacity. Dr. Byers has been an assessor and provider for medical assistance in dying for the past three years. 

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