MEDIA ADVISORY: Physician-Assisted Suicide: A Monumental Milestone in End of Life Care in Canada

Posted on Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The University of Ottawa invites members of the media to attend a seminar titled “Carter v. Canada (Attorney General): A Monumental Milestone in End of Life Care in Canada,” presented by the Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics and the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section.

WHAT: Carter v. Canada: A Monumental Milestone in End of Life Care in Canada
WHEN: Thursday, February 26, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE: University of Ottawa, Fauteux Hall, Room 302 (57 Louis Pasteur | map)

In this seminar, Professors Michelle Giroux (University of Ottawa), Carissima Mathen (University of Ottawa) and Jocelyn Downie (Dalhousie University) will discuss the recent Supreme Court of Canada decision to allow physician-assisted suicide.  They will address the constitutional and policy implications of this decision and what its implementation may mean.

For more information, visit the event page.

Media inquiries

Danika Gagnon
Media Relations Officer
University of Ottawa
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 2981
Cell: 613-863-7221
danika.gagnon@uOttawa.ca

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