Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard responds to reporters' questions as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau looks on. (Photo: Jacques Boissinot/CP)The injunction was related to a Supreme Court ruling last February that struck down the prohibition on physician-assisted dying. The Quebec law took effect as planned on Dec. 10 after an appeals court justice granted the government the right to appeal the injunction ruling. Quebec is the first province to pass such a law, arguing it is an extension of end-of-life care and thus a health issue, which falls under provincial jurisdiction.
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