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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 19
Friday, October 7, 2022, 8:45 a.m. to 10:48 a.m.
Hon. Marc Garneau, Joint Chair (Liberal)
Hon. Yonah Martin, Joint Chair

Library of Parliament
• Dana Phillips, Analyst
• Marlisa Tiedemann, Analyst
As an individual
• Geneviève Dechêne, Family Doctor
• James Downar, Professor and Head, Division of Palliative Care, University of Ottawa
• José Pereira, Professor and Director, Division of Palliative Care, Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University
Collège des médecins du Québec
• Louis Roy, Physician
• Spencer Hawkswell, President and Chief Executive Officer
The Ottawa Hospital
• Mike Kekewich, Director, Champlain Regional MAID Network, Champlain Centre for Health Care Ethics
Pursuant to the orders of reference from the House of Commons on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 and from the Senate on Thursday, March 31, 2022, and subsection 5(1) of An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying), the committee resumed the statutory review of the Act.

Geneviève Dechêne, Spencer Hawkswell and James Downar made statements and answered questions.

At 9:40 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:46 a.m., the sitting resumed.

José Pereira, Louis Roy and Mike Kekewich made statements and answered questions.

At 10:48 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Wassim Bouanani,
Andrea Mugny
Joint clerks of the committee