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The Future of Assisted-Dying in Ontario: After Carter

Health Law Group (Fasken Martineau Institute)
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Toronto, ON
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The recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in Carter v. Canada on physician-assisted death raises legal issues for many in the healthcare sector.

Fasken Martineau invites you to attend a seminar that will explore the impact of this ground-breaking decision. The seminar will be structured as follows :

  • Understanding the Carter Decision
  • Diving Deeper: The Legal Issues
  • On-the-Ground Perspective: A Panel Discussion
  • Breakout Groups: Next Steps for the Government, Regulators and Healthcare Providers

In addition to our Fasken presenters, we are pleased to welcome a number of industry experts to the seminar, including:

  • Richard Elliott - Executive Director, Canadian HIV/AIDS Network (intervener in Carter)
  • Jack Pasht - Member of the Board of Directors of Dying with Dignity (intervener in Carter)
  • Blair Henry - Ethicist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Dr. Monica Branigan - Psychosocial Counsellor, Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Dr. Janet Ellis - Psychiatrist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Connie Clerici - President & CEO, Closing the Gap Healthcare
  • Anne-Marie Malek - President & CEO, West Park Healthcare Centre
  • Dionne Woodward - Policy Analyst, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

The seminar will be particularly relevant for: healthcare providers, associations and charities as well as health regulatory colleges.

For more information:

Nick Fan
+1 416 868 3511