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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 40
Tuesday, November 28, 2023, 6:31 p.m. to 9:41 p.m.
Hon. Yonah Martin, Joint Chair

Library of Parliament
• Dana Phillips, Analyst
• Marlisa Tiedemann, Analyst
As an individual
• H. Archibald Kaiser, Professor, Schulich School of Law and Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine (Cross-Appointment), Dalhousie University
• Dr. K. Sonu Gaind, Chief, Department of Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
• Dr. Tarek Rajji, Chair, Medical Advisory Committee
Collège des médecins du Québec
• Dr. Mauril Gaudreault, President
• Dr. André Luyet, Psychiatrist
Canadian Psychological Association
• Dr. Eleanor Gittens, Member
• Dr. Sam Mikail, Psychologist
Pursuant to the orders of reference from the House of Commons on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, and from Senate on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, the committee resumed its study of the follow-up on recommendation 13 of the second report of the Special Joint Committee on Medical Assistance in Dying.

H. Archibald Kaiser, Tarek Rajji and Mauril Gaudreault made statements and, with André Luyet, answered questions.

At 7:27 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 7:31 p.m., the sitting resumed.

K. Sonu Gaind and Eleanor Gittens made statements and answered questions.

At 8:31 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 8:37 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

The committee proceeded to give drafting instructions to the analysts for a draft report.

At 9:41 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Angus Wilson,
Jean-François Lafleur
Clerks of the committee