The Situation in Canada

Dr. Margaret Cottle, a palliative care physician in Canada, talks about the current situation in Canada with assisted suicide and medical termination on this week’s CMDA Matters podcast with Dr. Mike Chupp and Dr. Jeff Barrows.

Meet Our Guest

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Dr. Margaret Cottle is a palliative care physician in greater Vancouver, British Columbia and a clinical assistant professor at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Faculty of Medicine. She speaks internationally about end-of-life issues and palliative care. She addressed members of the Canadian Parliament in 2006 and 2017. Dr. Cottle and her husband, Dr. Robin Cottle who is an ophthalmologist, sponsor the UBC student chapter of CMDA Canada, hosting the students weekly for dinner and discussions. Cara, their black Labrador retriever, accompanies Dr. Cottle on some of her home hospice visits. The Cottles have two grown children and four (wonderful!) grandchildren.



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