Category: 2020


The CPA invites members to indicate their interest in joining a working group that will lead member consultation and develop a discussion paper on MAiD that examines issues such as decisional capacity, informed consent and appropriate safeguards in the context of available evidence. Co-chaired by a representative from each of the ... Read More
June 10, 2020Rob Cornforth


People with a psychiatric illness should not be discriminated against solely on the basis of their disability, and should have available the same options regarding medical assistance in dying (MAiD) as available to all Canadians, says the Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) in a position statement released today. A person who is ... Read More
March 13, 2020Rob Cornforth