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Episode 5: The fiasco

Rob meets the people behind the scenes of a political hot potato. Tasked with figuring out the safeguards for Canada's MAID laws, the expert panel meets behind closed doors, and their debates are increasingly divisive. How will Canada cope with the upsurge in demand for access? Rob meets the people behind the scenes of a political hot potato. Tasked with figuring out the safeguards for Canada's MAID laws, the expert panel meets behind closed doors, and their debates are increasingly divisive. How will Canada cope with the upsurge in demand for access? Rob meets the people behind the scenes of a political hot potato. Tasked with figuring out the safeguards for Canada's MAID laws, the expert panel meets behind closed doors, and their debates are increasingly divisive. How will Canada cope with the upsurge in demand for access?

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Episode 4: The quandary

In Halifax, Rob explores hidden aspects of his dad's life. His growing questions lead him to Washington for a deep dive on Canada's unique MAID challenges as requests for it soar. He meets Mason, who has spent his life searching for ways to deal with his mental health. Will Canada's medically assisted death laws ever offer him a solution?

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Episode 3: Let's call it a day

Rob and Nav prepare to spend a summer long weekend helping Michael and Ann host family and friends to say goodbye. There's love and joy and a final toast. Rob and Nav are left with a void and some nagging questions.

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Episode 2: The love of cooking

Michael and Ann bring Rob into their lives, the hopes as well as the dreams. But then there's the pain that won't go away. Michael asks Nav, his longtime family doctor, for help. Rob receives a party invitation so unique he will never forget it.

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Episode 1: The request

Michael is housebound by pain. His wife Ann is getting ready for work one day when Michael asks her an impossible question. Rob Cribb, host of The Ultimate Choice, starts tracking down how Michael got to the point of wanting to end his life. Who will help him? Rob's own family history emerges. This story is more personal than he ever imagined.

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