3 March 2016

Canada is rapidly moving into a new reality for end-of-life care. From an all-out ban, Canada is on course to adopt some of the most progressive assisted death legislation in the world. In her Trudeau Conference / Big Thinking lecture, 2015 Trudeau fellow Jocelyn Downie of Dalhousie University explores recent policy discussions, explains what’s at stake and sketches possible scenarios for end-of-life law and policy.

This event is presented in partnership with the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Jocelyn Downie is 2015 Trudeau fellow and professor in the Faculties of Law and Medicine, Dalhousie University. She is anexpert on the protection of human participants in research, end of life law and policy, and the protection and promotion of women’s health. Her Trudeau project is entitled: Building communities of engagement on end of life law, policy, and practice.” To know more about her project and research

 

Jocelyn Downie

Professor Jocelyn Downie is an expert on the protection of human participants in research, end of life law and policy, and the protection and promotion of women’s health.

2015 Fellows