Canada Assisted Death

About 200 Canadians Provided Assisted Deaths Under New Law

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.06.2016 | Canada Politics

But there's little insight into exactly who is seeking help.

Provinces Should Test Constitutionality Of Assisted Dying Law: Senator

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2016 | Canada Politics

Serge Joyal wants to urge one of the provinces to initiate a court reference to its court of appeal.

Senators Won't Allow People To Choose Assisted Death In Advance

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.14.2016 | Canada Politics

Senators rejected an amendment that would have added the right to make advance directives to the federal government's proposed new law on assisted dying.

Minister Troubled By Senate Changes To Assisted-Dying Bill

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.11.2016 | Canada Politics

"The more that we go to one extreme, there are risks on the other side."

Althia Raj

Liberal Whip Says He Has 'Very Good Sense' Of Divisive Bill's Fate | Althia Raj | Posted 05.17.2016 | Canada Politics

Andrew Leslie says he's held about 1,000 sit-downs with MPs in the past six months, many related to bill C-14.

Liberal MP Under Pressure Over Assisted Suicide Bill

CP National News | Stephanie Levitz | Posted 04.17.2017 | Canada Politics

Anthony Housefather is chair of the House of Commons justice committee, soon to start studying the Liberal government's polarizing assisted suicide bill.

Canadians Will Have Second Thoughts On Assisted Dying: Archbishop

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2016 | Canada Politics

Cardinal Thomas Collins weighed into the debate.

Top Court Gives Feds Extension On Doctor-Assisted Suicide Law

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.15.2016 | Canada Politics

The government had argued that it needed the Feb. 6 deadline extended by six months in order to have the time to craft a proper law.

Feds Plead For More Time To Craft Assisted Suicide Law

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.11.2017 | Canada Politics

Oral hearings are underway at the Supreme Court of Canada to consider the federal government's request for a six-month extension in response to its landmark ruling on doctor-assisted death.

Canada Has Perfect Chance To Fix End-Of-Life Care System: Advocates

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.29.2016 | Canada

With Canada forced to confront the challenges of an aging population and the Supreme Court establishing a deadline, the Canadian Medical Association is also pushing to make sure palliative care reform becomes a political priority.

Feds Defend Extension Request For Assisted-Death Policy

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.16.2016 | Canada Politics

The Supreme Court gave the federal government a year to come up with a new law last February.