The Public Forum on Medical Assistance in Dying was excellent. Over two hundred people attended this presentation. The speakers Tara Decker, Dr. Harsh Hundal, Rev. Dr. John Burton and Dr. Philip Sigalet were informative, educational and compassionate as they shared their medical, legal, ethical and spiritual perspectives on this challenging topic. Audience questions and comments on both sides of the issue were thoughtful and considerate and committed to caring for those nearing the end of life.
Thank you to the speakers, to the audience and to the many KUC volunteers and staff working behind the scenes. A very particular thank you to members of Discovery Circle, Pastoral care and most notably Rev. Dawne Taylor and Cheryl Lyall who made this important event possible.