The Bridge C-14 Podcast explores topics surrounding Medical Assistance in Dying to bring the conversation out of the shadows. We hold in-depth conversations with experts in the area and have inspiring, and at times, heartbreaking conversations with people who have firsthand experience with the procedure.

Our podcast is all about providing knowledge, celebrating courage and demystifying MAiD to help create a more compassionate conversation.  

Recent Episodes
Episode #5 - The Gift of MAiD with Nikki Gouzopoulos

Nikki Gouzopoulos was a tremendous support for her father through his MAiD journey. Today she joins Lauren Clark, President & CEO of Bridge C-14, to share her story, one of loss, advocacy, adversity and love, and the gift that medical assistance in dying provided.

Episode #4 - Love, Loss and Life After MAID with Jana Buhlmann

Jana Buhlmann supported her husband through MAID in September of 2017. In this personal conversation about love, loss and putting the pieces back together after MAID, she shares her journey through the unique grief that assisted death brings.

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Episode #3 - The Journey of Grief after MAID with Lauren Clark

Grief is a normal process when reacting to the loss of someone you love. On our third episodes of the podcast, we are joined by Social Worker Lauren Clark to discuss how grief associated with MAID can bring its own unique emotions. Join us for this personal and emotional exploration of sorrow, hope and the journey of grief after MAID. 

Episode #2 - The Provider Experience with Dr. Viren Naik

There are many myths and misconceptions which surround MAID and its practitioners. On our second episode of the podcast, we are joined by Dr. Viren Naik, to discuss the experience of those who are providers of the procedure. From lessons learned to hopes for the future, we explore the MAID journey from the perspective of those who feel called to assist.

Episode #1: An Introduction to MAID with Mike Kekewich

For many the MAID process can be overwhelming, and navigating the system can be confusing. In this podcast we are joined by The Ottawa Hospital’s Mike Kekewich, President of the Board of Bridge C-14, to discuss process of application for MAID in Canada. From independent witnesses to the 10-day waiting period, we break down the steps and address barriers that families might face.

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