MAID Law: Legal Perspective from Bar Associations & Academics

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

MAID Law: Legal Perspective from Bar Associations & Academics

Legal and Constitutional Affairs – February 2, 2021 – Part 1:

Representatives from multiple bar associations participate in the committee’s study on Bill C-7, the government’s legislation to amend the Criminal Code concerning medical assistance in dying (MAID).

Speaking to the committee are Indigenous Bar Association’s Scott Robertson; Barreau du Québec’s Jean-Pierre Ménard and Marie-Nancy Paquet; University of Alberta Faculty of Law’s Eric Adams; Canadian Council of Criminal Defence Lawyers’ Richard Fowler and Lucie Joncas; Canadian Bar Association’s David E. Roberge; as well as McGill University’s Jonas-Sébastien Beaudry and Daniel Weinstock.