This is a partial list based on our preliminary consultations. This list does not imply these individuals and organizations endorse the LCO’s report, nor does it attribute any information in the report to them whatsoever.

Additional individuals and organizations we have consulted are listed in Appendix E, “Details on Roundtable on Legal Ethics and Practice”. We have also respected the confidentiality of individuals and organizations that requested not to be listed.

  1. Alzheimer Society of Ontario
  2. ARCH Disability Law Centre
  3. Benjamin L. Berger, Associate Dean (Students) & Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School
  4. Dr.Jeff Blackmer, Vice-President, Medical Professionalism, Canadian Medical Association
  5. Dr. Carrie Bourassa, Professor, Indigenous Health Studies, First Nations University
  6. Sandra Carpenter, Centre for Independent Living Toronto
  7. Dr. Paula Chidwick, Director Research & Corporate Ethics, William Osler Health System
  8. Consent and Capacity Board
  9. Nancy Cooper, Ontario Long Term Care Association
  10. Dr. Naheed Dosani, Project Lead & Palliative Care Physician, Palliative Education and Care for the Homeless (PEACH), Inner City Health Associates
  11. Dr. James Downar, Palliative Care and Critical Care, University Health Network and Sinai Health System
  1. Prof. Jocelyn Downie, Dalhousie University, Health Law Institute and Schulich School of Law, Faculties of Law and Medicine
  2. Mary Jane Dykeman, DDO Health Law
  3. Dr. Ian Ferguson, Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto
  4. Andréa Foti, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
  5. Prof. Michelle Giroux, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law
  6. Dr. Russell Goldman, Director, Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, Mount Sinai Hospital
  7. Mark Handelman, Whaley Estate Litigation
  8. Cathy Hecimovich, Central West Community Care Access Centre
  9. Dr. Daren Heyland, Professor of Medicine, Queen’s University & Director, Canadian Researchers at the End of Life Network
  10. Hospice Palliative Care Ontario
  11. Hospice Palliative Care Provincial Steering Committee
  12. Dr. André Hurtubise, Centre de santé communautaire du Témiskaming
  13. Dirk Huyer, MD, Chief Coroner for Ontario
  14. Prof. Joan Gilmour, Osgoode Hall Law School
  15. Janet Kasperski, Ontario Psychological Association
  16. Prof. Mary Lou Kelley, Lakehead University and Northern Ontario School of Medicine
  17. Liz Laird, Palliative Pain and Symptom Management Consultation Program, Southwestern Ontario (Grey Bruce Counties)
  18. Local Health Integration Network, Erie St. Clair
  19. Dr. Denise Marshall, Division of Palliative Care, McMaster University
  20. Dena Maule, Hospice Toronto
  21. Kay McGarvey, RN, Saint Elizabeth Health Care
  22. Dr. Jeff Myers, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Palliative Care Consult Team
  23. Ministry of the Attorney General
  24. Ministry of Community and Social Services
  25. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
  26. Patricia Mosnia, Regional Director of Pharmacy, William Osler Health System, Central West Community Care Access Centre & Headwaters Health Care Centre
  27. Office of the Children’s Lawyer
  28. Ontario Association of Social Workers
  29. Ontario Bar Association
  30. Ontario Caregiver Coalition
  31. Ontario College of Pharmacists
  32. Ontario Hospital Association
  33. Ontario Medical Association
  34. Ontario Multifaith Federation
  35. Ontario Personal Support Workers Association
  36. Ontario Seniors Secretariat
  37. Kathryn Pilkington, Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors
  38. Dipti Purbhoo, Senior Director, Client Services, Toronto Central Community Care Access Centre
  39. Quality Hospice Palliative Care Coalition of Ontario
  40. Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario
  41. Prof. Hsien Seow, McMaster University, Department of Oncology
  42. Robert Sibbald, London Health Sciences, Clinical and Corporate Ethics
  43. Deborah Simon, Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Community Support Association
  44. Six Nations Health Services
  45. Dr. Ann Stewart, Casey House
  46. Treatment Decisions Unit, Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee
  47. Sara Urowitz, Cancer Care Ontario & Ontario Palliative Care Network Secretariat
  48. Sara van der Vliet, Health Boards Secretariat
  49. Frank Wagner, Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto
  50. Judith Wahl, Advocacy Centre for the Elderly
  51. Tara Walton, Ontario Palliative Care Network Secretariat
  52. Eta Woldeab, Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants
  53. Basil Ziv, Registrar & Bhupinder Sharma, Past President, College of Homeopaths of Ontario
  54. Randi Zlotnik Shaul, JD, LLM, PhD, Department of Bioethics, The Hospital for Sick Children