Get our updated general Action Kit to Halt Expansion of MAID to Include Mental Illness Alone
Also check out our Church Action Kit
(Sept. 2023) and our Day of Prayer materials
to join a nationwide prayer on Oct. 22
People with mental illness alone will become eligible for assisted dying beginning in March 2024 (delayed from the original date of March 2023 by Bill C-39, to give doctors more time to prepare). Many Canadians are seriously concerned about this change, including people with mental health concerns and those who love them
The EFC’s action kit has a sample letter to equip Canadians to ask MPs to stop plans to expand access to euthanasia. It also includes sample wording for a phonecall, background on how we got here, why people are concerned.
Click the button below to download the six-page pdf.
See also TheEFC.ca/C314
. The EFC supports a new private member's bill that would reverse the law allowing MAiD for mental illness alone. MP Ed Fast introduced Bill C-314 in the House of Commons on Feb. 10, 2023. Our webpage includes the EFC's letter of support and a sample letter you can use to contact your MP.
This kit replaces previous kits on MAiD expansion dated 18 July 2022, 18 Feb. 2021, 23 Nov. 2020 and 1 Sept. 2020.