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COLF writes to Members of Parliament on Bill C-277 for the development of a framework on palliative care in Canada

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colflogoThe Catholic Organization for Life and Family (COLF) has written to all Senators and members of the House of Commons to communicate its support for private member's Bill C-277, an Act providing for the development of a framework on palliative care in Canada. In its letter, COLF states "that Canadians approaching the end of life will be assured of receiving the kind of life-affirming care and the respect they deserve only through the establishment of a national palliative care strategy." In mid-November 2016, Bishop Douglas Crosby, O.M.I., President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), was among the signatories of a joint ecumenical and interfaith letter also supporting the Bill.

Link to COLF's letter
Link to the joint ecumenical and interfaith letter

Last Updated on Monday, December 12 2016  
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