An Update on Medically Assisted Dying: Navigating Between Bill C-14, the Carter Decision and Future Challenges

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Event date: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 17:30
Name of Organization: 
Ontario Bar Association
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Twenty Toronto Street Conferences and Events, Toronto ON

It has been almost five months since Bill C-14 received royal assent and the Criminal Code was amended to allow for medically assisted dying. Join us as we hear from Dr. Trudo Lemmens on the current situation health care providers face in light of the Supreme Court’s decision in Carter, Bill C-14 and the new Criminal Code amendments.

The new legal framework will be outlined and ethical considerations will be discussed with an eye to understanding how the new legal landscape impacts health care providers and the legal practitioners that advise them.Register now to hear from the expert in this area on these pressing and salient issues.