Take Action.

Write to the Government of Ontario.

Take Action.

Write to the Government of Ontario.

Please write the Ontario government using the letter at the bottom of the page to encourage them to create legislation to protect doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals so they can continue to properly care for patients.

Every patient’s trusted healthcare professional is their last line of defence against hasty, ill-informed or improper requests for MAID

Passage of Bill C-7 means that people with disabilities, chronic illness and persons with mental health concerns will be eligible for MAID. We are concerned that patients, particularly vulnerable ones, will choose or be forced into MAID because of a lack of options, social support networks or available services. In all cases, the opinion and clinical experience of the primary healthcare professional provides an important check and balance against possibly hasty, ill-informed or improper MAID requests. 

Currently, fear of professional sanction for not being sufficiently supportive of a patient’s MAID request is causing healthcare professionals to question whether they can continue to perform this critical function. We do not believe that this is in the best interest of patients. Don’t let unnecessary bureaucratic rules keep your healthcare professional from being able to fully and properly advise you at the very time you need it the most. 

In a July 2021 survey, 85% of Ontarians were supportive of legislation to make participation in MAID voluntary for healthcare professionals. To read more background on this issue, click here.

Sign up below to send a letter to your elected representatives! The letter writing form will then appear, with your MPP selected based on the postal code you entered. The letter can be fully edited and personalized.

Please write the Ontario government using the letter at the bottom of the page to encourage them to create legislation to protect doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals so they can continue to properly care for patients.

Every patient’s trusted healthcare professional is their last line of defence against hasty, ill-informed or improper requests for MAID

Passage of Bill C-7 means that people with disabilities, chronic illness and persons with mental health concerns will be eligible for MAID. We are concerned that patients, particularly vulnerable ones, will choose or be forced into MAID because of a lack of options, social support networks or available services. In all cases, the opinion and clinical experience of the primary healthcare professional provides an important check and balance against possibly hasty, ill-informed or improper MAID requests. 

Currently, fear of professional sanction for not being sufficiently supportive of a patient’s MAID request is causing healthcare professionals to question whether they can continue to perform this critical function. We do not believe that this is in the best interest of patients. Don’t let unnecessary bureaucratic rules keep your healthcare professional from being able to fully and properly advise you at the very time you need it the most. 

In a July 2021 survey, 85% of Ontarians were supportive of legislation to make participation in MAID voluntary for healthcare professionals. To read more background on this issue, click here.

Sign up below to send a letter to your elected representatives! The letter writing form will then appear, with your MPP selected based on the postal code you entered. The letter can be fully edited and personalized.

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