How to access assisted dying in Winnipeg and Manitoba

MAiD (medical assistance in dying) became legal in June of 2016. The Manitoba MAiD team through Shared Health coordinates all requests for assistance to die in Manitoba. If you are considering applying for MAiD, don't wait until the situation is dire to contact the team.

Contact the provincial MAiD team today to learn more about MAiD in your Manitoba region and area:

 

DWDC's Shine a Light access map was put together by volunteers all over Canada to find out what policies exist in facilities, if any. Listed below are some hospitals, hospices, and long-term care homes in Winnipeg:

Beacon Hill Lodge
Address: 190 Fort St
Type of institution: Long-term care home
Is assisted dying allowed? Yes
Revera, the company that manages this facility, says assisted dying is allowed at all of its long-term care homes across Canada.
Last updated: 21-Dec-16

Charleswood Care Centre
Address: 5501 Roblin Blvd
Type of institution: Long-term care home
Is assisted dying allowed? Yes
Revera, the company that manages this facility, says assisting dying is allowed at all of its long-term care homes across Canada.
Last updated: 21-Dec-16

Concordia Hospital
Address: 1095 Concordia Ave
Type of institution: Hospital
Is assisted dying allowed? No
Concordia is one of two public hospitals in Winnipeg to announce that its residents will not be allowed to access assisted dying on the institution's premises, according to a 18-Nov-2016 CBC report "Faith-based hospitals in Winnipeg ban medically assisted deaths"
Last updated: 20-Nov-16

Heritage Lodge
Address: 355 Portage Ave
Type of institution: Long-term care home
Is assisted dying allowed? Yes
Revera, the company that manages this facility, says assisted dying is allowed at all of its long-term care homes across Canada.
Last updated: 21-Dec-16

Kildonan
Address: 1970 Henderson Hwy
Type of institution: Long-term care home
Is assisted dying allowed? Yes
Revera, the company that manages this facility, says assisted dying is allowed at all of its long-term care homes across Canada.
Last updated: 21-Dec-16

Maples
Address: 500 Mandalay Dr
Type of institution: Long-term care home
Is assisted dying allowed? Yes
Revera, the company that manages this facility, says assisted dying is allowed at all of its long-term care homes across Canada.
Last updated: 21-Dec-16

Parkview Place
Address: 440 Edmonton St
Type of institution: Long-term care home
Is assisted dying allowed? Yes
Revera, the company that manages this facility, says assisted dying is allowed at all of its long-term care homes across Canada.
Last updated: 21-Dec-16

Poseidon Care Centre
Address: 70 Poseidon Bay
Type of institution: Long-term care home
Is assisted dying allowed? Yes
Revera, the company that manages this facility, says assisting dying is allowed at all of its long-term care homes across Canada.
Last updated: 21-Dec-16

Riverview Health Centre
Address: 1 Morley Ave
Type of institution: Hospital and Long-term care home
Is assisted dying allowed? Yes
Assisted dying is allowed. However, it won't accept patients who transfer to the hospital solely to access MAID.
Last updated: 25-Nov-16

St. Boniface Hospital
Address: 409 Taché Ave
Type of institution: Hospital
Is assisted dying allowed? No
St. Boniface is one of two public hospitals in Winnipeg to announce that its residents will not be allowed to access assisted dying on the institution's premises, according to a 18-Nov-16 CBC report "Faith-based hospitals in Winnipeg ban medically assisted deaths"
Last updated: 20-Nov-16

St. Joseph's Residence
Address: 1149 Leila Ave
Type of institution: Long-term care home
Is assisted dying allowed? No
The Catholic Health Corporation of Manitoba, which manages the facility, refuses to allow MAID at its healthcare institutions.
Last updated: 10-Dec-16