Skip to main content

AMAD Committee Meeting

Notices of Meeting include information about the subject matter to be examined by the committee and date, time and place of the meeting, as well as a list of any witnesses scheduled to appear. The Evidence is the edited and revised transcript of what is said before a committee. The Minutes of Proceedings are the official record of the business conducted by the committee at a sitting.

For an advanced search, use Publication Search tool.

If you have any questions or comments regarding the accessibility of this publication, please contact us at

Previous day publication Next day publication

Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 23
Friday, October 28, 2022, 8:49 a.m. to 10:48 a.m.
Hon. Marc Garneau, Joint Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Dana Phillips, Analyst
As an individual
• Jonas-Sébastien Beaudry, Associate Professor, McGill University
• Alice Maria Chung, Clinical Associate Professor
• Jude Poirier, Full professor of Medicine and Psychiatry, McGill University, Centre for Studies in the Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease
• Marcia Sokolowski, Psychologist and Philosopher
• Ross Upshur, Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto
• Ellen Wiebe, Medical Doctor
Pursuant to the orders of reference from the House of Commons on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 and from the Senate on Thursday, March 31, 2022, and subsection 5(1) of An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying), the committee resumed the statutory review of the Act.

Alice Maria Chung, Jude Poirier and Ross Upshur made statements and answered questions.

At 9:53 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:58 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Marcia Sokolowski, Jonas-Sébastien Beaudry and Ellen Wiebe made statements and answered questions.

At 10:48 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Chantal Cardinal,
Wassim Bouanani
Joint clerks of the committee