DOCTOR ASSISTED DYING

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Theme of the Show: Doctor Assisted Dying
Guest: John Aldag MP for Cloverdale-Langley, www.JohnAldagMP.ca
Lead Host: Abegael Fisher-Lang

Easter Week and pondering the process of death and dying. The recent Supreme Court ruling to move ahead with doctor assisted dying is a provocative topic, and a new federal policy. New MP John Aldag describes it as the most important new policy for the Liberal gov’t. He serves on the Special Joint Committee for Doctor Assisted Dying and was part of the team that prepared the report; Medical Assistance in Dying: A patient Centred Approach.

Stephen met John at a recent Death Cafe in Maple Ridge and invited him onto the show. Today Stephen, Mara and Abegael will discuss the many salient points of this new policy. What are the strengths and the concerns?

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