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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 8
Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 2:34 p.m. to 5:51 p.m.
Hon. Yonah Martin, Joint Chair
Hon. Marc Garneau, Joint Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Julia Nicol, Analyst
• Marlisa Tiedemann, Analyst
As an individual
• Valorie Masuda, Doctor
• Kwame McKenzie, Professor of Psychiatry
• Brian Mishara, Professor and Director, Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide, Ethical Issues and End-of-Life Pratices (CRISE), Université du Québec à Montréal
• Derryck Smith, Clinical Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia
Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention
• Sean Krausert, Executive Director
The Canadian Bar Association
• David E. Roberge, Member, End of Life Working Group
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.

David Roberge, Derryck Smith and Brian L. Mishara made statements and answered questions.

At 3:35 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 3:38 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Sean Krausert, Valorie Masuda and Kwame McKenzie made statements and answered questions.

At 4:44 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:04 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

At 5:10 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:21 p.m., the sitting resumed.

It was agreed, — That the debate be now adjourned.

At 5:51 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Leif-Erik Aune,
Andrea Mugny
Joint clerks of the committee