Bill C-230: Protection of Freedom of Conscience Act

08 March 2022
Bill C-230, the Protection of Freedom of Conscience Act, is a private member's bill introduced by MP Kelly Block on Nov. 22, 2021. Bill C-230 would make it a criminal offence to coerce someone to participate in medical assistance in dying.


  • Sample letter to use in contacting your MP: choose .docx format or .pdf (March 9, 2022)
  • EFC letter of support to MP (March 7, 2022)
  • For an overview of conscience issues, including links to Canadians for Conscience (a coalition the EFC participates in that is calling for action federally and coordinates campaigns in various provinces), see