December 13, 2022
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#53 A Matter Of Life And Death
In this episode, host Mattea Roach, and panelists, Karen Restoule, Jaskaran Sandhu, and Arshy Mann, unpack the controversial expansion for Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) set to change on March 17, 2023. Also, Canada is trying to re-establish itself on the international stage after announcing its Indo-Pacific Strategy in Beautiful British Columbia. Does Canada’s future lie in the Indo-Pacific?
Aviva Lessard
Producer
Noor Azrieh
Producer
Tristan Capacchione
Audio Editor & Technical Producer
André Proulx
Production Coordinator

We want to warn listeners that segment one talks about suicide and may not be suitable for all listeners. If you’d like to skip over this portion of the discussion go to 23:37. If you’re struggling with mental health please connect with a crisis responder to get help without judgment: Call: 1-833-456-4566 // Text: 45645 (4 p.m. – midnight ET). 

In this episode, host Mattea Roach, and panelists, Karen Restoule, Jaskaran Sandhu, and Arshy Mann, unpack the controversial expansion for Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) set to change on March 17, 2023. Also, Canada is trying to re-establish itself on the international stage after announcing its Indo-Pacific Strategy in Beautiful British Columbia. Does Canada’s future lie in the Indo-Pacific?

Host:  Mattea Roach

Credits: Aviva Lessard (Producer), Noor Azrieh (Associate Producer), Tristan Capacchionne (Audio Editor and Technical Producer), André Proulx (Production Coordinator)

Guests: Karen Restoule, Jaskaran Sandhu, Arshy Mann

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