CPA Appears Before Special Committee on Medical Assistance in Dying (December 2023)

As the federal government gets closer to amending legislation that would permit those with a sole underlying medical condition to seek medical assistance in dying (MAiD), the CPA was invited to appear before the Special Committee (of Members of Parliament and Senators) on Medical Assistance in Dying. CPA President Dr. Eleanor Gittens and CPA Past-President, Dr. Sam Mikhail attended on behalf of the CPA. Read the CPA’s opening remarks. View the meeting (which begins at 1:00).