Yes, of course, because in most circles, physicians do know each other. It is important, however, that they be independent of each other within the meaning of the law and “with respect to the person applying for MAID (Article 29 (3) of the LCSFV; section 242.2 (3) (e) and (f) of the Criminal Code). It is critical to avoid situations that could influence and bias their professional judgment.” 

– Guide d’exercice et lignes directrices pharmacologiques, Collège des médecins du Québec, updated in November 2017.