• Amanda

    In our family, we have always been very open about death and dying. We talked about it regularly, which I learned over the years was [...]

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  • Amy

    My father's illness came as a surprise to my family and I. It took 4 months to get a diagnosis and when things progressed that [...]

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  • Andrée

    Kim’s Story – July 2021 Five years ago, my daughter Kimberly chose Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) after a very long painful battle with cancer. [...]

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  • Caroline

    My husband Reid was such a kind, happy, optimistic man. I was drawn to him immediately. At the time of his diagnosis, he was (as [...]

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  • Chantal

    My Mom Monique’s  MAiD Journey My mom recently passed away with the help of MAiD (medical assistance in dying) in Abbotsford, B.C. and I wanted [...]

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  • Cynthia

    Telling the kids What did you say to the kids? Will he die at home? [...]

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  • Dave B

    My beloved wife died on the 1st of September 2020, via MAiD. Annie was a passionate artist and she loved her family, and me, with almost [...]

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  • Dave L

    I was Annie’s partner for 31 years and for both of us every one of those years was filled with life, its joys, and its [...]

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  • Evie

    I was stunned when my husband, who had multiple sclerosis and lung cancer, suddenly told us prior to the arrival of the palliative care team [...]

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  • Marianne

    I was not surprised when my Mom announced to me, after first hearing about MAiD, that, “If it should ever become necessary, that’s what I [...]

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  • Nikki

    My father chose MAiD to end his suffering. He spent years having doctors seemingly doing their best to improve his quality of life, but nothing [...]

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  • Robin

    My family and I knew for months that my dad was considering a MAiD death, but that didn’t make it any easier when we found [...]

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  • Sig

    Many people have had to accept the loss of a loved one, expected or not, and many have witnessed suffering. I watched as my dad [...]

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  • Susan

    I have had several opportunities to support various family and friends through their end of life journeys. All were very special and profound experiences but [...]

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  • Suzz

    My husband was a police officer and paramedic and witnessed countless people suffering and experiencing tragedy. He would often say, “There are worse things than [...]

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  • Trish

    As a hospital chaplain in Ontario, I had been privileged to support patients and their families through the MAiD process. I considered myself lucky to [...]

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  • Troy

    I live in Alberta, I am Métis, and I have experienced the loss of both of my parents due to lung cancer. They both chose [...]

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