Canada Assisted Dying

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."

Grits Went 'Terribly Wrong' With Assisted Dying Bill: Advocates

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.06.2016 | Canada Politics

"They have not listened to Canadian voices, to their own joint committee and even their own members of Parliament who have serious concerns about this bill."

Liberals Admit 'Risk' Of Missing Assisted Dying Bill Deadline

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.30.2016 | Canada Politics

Despite this, the government is still optimistic about passing a law.

PM Doesn't Need To Pass Assisted Dying Bill By June 6: Rae, Martin

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.29.2016 | Canada Politics

June 6 is the date on which the ban on medical assistance in dying will be formally lifted in Canada.

Liberal Brass Shut Down Grassroots Assisted Dying Challenge

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2016 | Canada Politics

"It is a very difficult subject on both sides for many of us."

3 Ways Politics Mattered This Week

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.09.2016 | Canada Politics

"In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes."

Assisted Dying Law Won't Be As Permissive As Committee Urged

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.08.2016 | Canada Politics

The legislation is likely to be introduced late next week.

Judge Grants Suffering Woman Her Right To Die In B.C. First

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2016 | Canada British Columbia

A Supreme Court decision in February gave the federal government until June to come up with assisted-dying legislation, but said patients could apply for an exemption in the meantime.

Assisted Dying Should Be Widely Available: Parliamentary Committee

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.25.2016 | Canada Politics

The committee says that should include people suffering from both physical and psychological medical conditions.