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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 7
Thursday, January 28, 2016, 5:31 p.m. to 8:18 p.m.
Robert Oliphant, Co-Chair (Liberal)

• Luc Berthold (Conservative)
• Sean Casey (Liberal)
• Garnett Genuis (Conservative)
• Rachael Harder (Conservative)
• Kamal Khera (Liberal)
• James Maloney (Liberal)
House of Commons
• Andrea McCaffrey, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Julia Nicol, Analyst
• Marlisa Tiedemann, Analyst
Dying With Dignity Canada
• Linda Jarrett, Member, Disability Advisory Council
Council of Canadians with Disabilities
• Rhonda Wiebe, Co-Chair, Ending of Life Ethics Committee
• Dean Richert, Co-Chair, Ending of Life Ethics Committee
As an individual
• Hon. Steven Fletcher
• Jocelyn Downie, Professor, Faculties of Law and Medicine, Dalhousie University
• David Baker, Lawyer, Bakerlaw
• Trudo Lemmens, Professor, Faculty of Law & Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Friday, December 11, 2015, the Committee resumed its study of physician-assisted dying.

Linda Jarrett, by videoconference from Waterloo, Ontario, Rhonda Wiebe and Dean Richert, by videoconference from Winnipeg, Manitoba, and the Hon. Steven Fletcher made statements and answered questions.

At 6:40 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 6:45 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Jocelyn Downie, David Baker and Trudo Lemmens made statements and answered questions.

At 7:52 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 7:59 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

At 8:18 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Cynara Corbin,
Shaila Anwar
Clerks of the Committee