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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 4
Thursday, April 28, 2022, 6:33 p.m. to 8:31 p.m.
Hon. Marc Garneau, Joint Chair (Liberal)
Hon. Yonah Martin, Joint Chair

Library of Parliament
• Julia Nicol, Analyst
• Marlisa Tiedemann, Analyst
As an individual
• Sandy Buchman, Chair and Medical Director, Freeman Centre for the Advancement of Palliative Care, North York General Hospital and Past President, Canadian Medical Association
• Harvey Max Chochinov, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba
• James Downar, Critical Care and Palliative Care Physician
• Marjorie Tremblay, Physician
• Pierre Viens, Family Physician
Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians
• Ebru Kaya, President, Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians and Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
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.

James Downar, Pierre Viens and Ebru Kaya made statements and answered questions.

At 7:31 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 7:34 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Sandy Buchman, Harvey Max Chochinov and Marjorie Tremblay made statements and answered questions.

At 8:31 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Andrea Mugny,
Wassim Bouanani
Joint clerks of the committee