MAID Law: Indigenous Physicians and Disability Rights Advocates on Bill C-7

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

MAID Law: Indigenous Physicians and Disability Rights Advocates on Bill C-7

Legal and Constitutional Affairs – November 26, 2020 – Part 3:

Senators hear from disability rights advocates, associations of Indigenous physicians and nurses, and academics for the committee’s study on Bill C-7, the government’s latest amendments to Canada’s medical assistance in dying (MAID) law.

Participating in the study are Pink Larkin’s Vince Calderhead, the University of Toronto’s Dr. Harvey Schipper, Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia’s Claire McNeil, British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society’s Neil Belanger, Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada’s Dr. Cornelia Wieman, Canadian Indigenous Nurses Association’s Marilee Nowgesic, and Alberta Health Services’ Dr. Alika Lafontaine.