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Canadians will be holding a rally at the legislature grounds in Victoria, BC this Saturday. The rally is sponsored by Dying with Dignity Canada and Choices in Dying Victoria.

World Right to Die Day has been an annual event since the first rally at the 2006 Congress of the World Federation of Right to Die Societies in Paris, France. This will be the first WRTDD rally in Canada. Demonstrations are also scheduled in several European cities.

Speakers at the Victoria rally are:

· Galina Coffey Lewis, rally organizer, Choices in Dying Victoria

· Chris Considine, QC, Lawyer for Sue Rodriguez in her 1993 constitutional challenge in the Supreme Court of Canada

· Katherine Hammond, daughter of Margo Bentley. Hammond is petitioning for a court declaration that Fraser Health Authority and Province of BC stop feeding her mother against her prior expressed wishes. Margo Bentley has Alzheimer’s disease and is regarded as in a vegetative state.

· Charlotte Kingston, BC Civil Liberties Association

· Sieglinde Malmberg, Director, DWD Canada

· Entertainment by the Raging Grannies

Where: BC Legislature grounds, Victoria
When: 2:00 pm, Saturday, November 2nd

322 – 720 6th Street, New Westminster, BC
V3L 3C5 Canada
(604) 521-1110

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