Maclean’s invites you to join us in communities across Canada as we explore issues affecting patients, health care professionals and the country.
Our first conversation took place on Feb. 20 in St. John’s, NL, where panelists traded ideas about Canada’s ongoing end-of-life care debate. Dr. Louis Hugo Francescutti, president of the Canadian Medical Association, delivered opening remarks.
Maclean’s editor Mark Stevenson moderated a discussion featuring:
- Jeannette Holman-Price, past president, Brain Injury Association of Canada
- Dr. Jeff Blackmer, executive director of medical ethics, Canadian Medical Association
- Dr. Susan MacDonald, medical director of palliative care for eastern region and president-elect of the Canadian Association of Palliative Care Physicians
Below, watch highlights of the conversation in three parts.
Have something to say? Tell us what you think of the discussion in the comments below.
|Dave Lambert’s brush with death||Gloria Jean Taylor, 1948-2012|
|Who has the right to pull the plug?||The fight for the right to die|
|On the need for the debate on assisted suicide||Maclean’s Interview: Bernice Packford|
Wednesday, February 19, 2014