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About Dying With Dignity Canada:

Dying With Dignity Canada (DWDC) is a national human-rights charity committed to improving quality of dying, defending end-of-life rights, and helping Canadians avoid unwanted suffering. DWDC has a four-part mandate:

  1. We work to ensure that Canada’s assisted dying rules comply with the Canadian Constitution, including the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
  2. We expose and break down unfair barriers facing suffering Canadians who wish to access their right to medical assistance in dying.
  3. We provide support to people who are navigating their legal end-of-life options, and to their loved ones and health care providers.
  4. We educate Canadians about advance care planning and their legal end-of-life rights and options, including palliative care and medical assistance in dying.

Active since 1980, DWDC’s values are to be Person-Centred, have Compassion, Integrity, Courage, and foster Collaboration. We are a growing and savvy team that has had some very big wins in recent years, with big plans to continue advancing the end-of-life rights and quality care for Canadians through these values and an ambitious agenda.

Dying With Dignity Canada is an equal opportunity employer and adheres to fair employment practices. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process, as required. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs for accommodation known as early on as possible during the application process.

Dying With Dignity Canada encourages applications from candidates who are First Nations, Inuit, Metis, Black, LGTBQ+, people with disabilities, and other racialized and equity seeking groups. Dying With Dignity Canada is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace, and a working environment free from all forms of discrimination, harassment, and violence.

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