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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 25
Friday, November 4, 2022, 8:45 a.m. to 10:22 a.m.
Hon. Marc Garneau, Joint Chair (Liberal)
Hon. Yonah Martin, Joint Chair

Library of Parliament
• Dana Phillips, Analyst
• Marlisa Tiedemann, Analyst
• Angus Wilson, Procedural Clerk
As an individual
• Gail Beck, Interim Psychiatrist-in-Chief and Chief of Staff, Clinical Director, Youth Psychiatry Program, Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
• Arundhati Dhara, Family Physician
• Mary Ellen Macdonald, Endowed Chair in Palliative Care
• Elizabeth Sheehy, Professor Emerita of Law, University of Ottawa
• Eduard Verhagen, Pediatrician and Head of the Beatrix Children's Hospital
Indigenous Disability Canada
• Neil Belanger, Chief Executive Officer
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.

At 8:46 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 115(5) of the House of Commons, it was agreed that the committee continue to sit.

Elizabeth Sheehy, Mary Ellen Macdonald and Arundhati Dhara made statements and answered questions.

At 9:36 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:39 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Gail Beck, Eduard Verhagen and Neil Belanger made statements and answered questions.

At 10:22 a.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Wassim Bouanani,
Sebastien Payet
Joint clerks of the committee