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.

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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