As the Canadian population ages, end-of-life issues are increasingly important and are raising many questions. The Quebec government has attempted to respond to some of these concerns by establishing a system of advance medical directives. What does this regime consist of, and how is it affecting the families of individuals and of health care providers?

Louise Bernier and Catherine Régis joined the podcast to discuss the importance of advance medical directives, the shortcomings of the Quebec regime, and what the Quebec government can do to improve it. Their detailed analysis of this topic, Improving Advance Medical Directives: Lessons from Quebec, is published on the IRPP’s website.

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