HASSAN RASOULI

CP

Right To Demand Life Support Upheld

OTTAWA - Doctors cannot unilaterally decide to withdraw life support without the consent of the patient, their family members or a substitute decision maker, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.The...
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A Supreme Decision On End-Of-Life Care

Who gets to decide when medical treatments are no longer worth pursuing and should be ended? The doctors? The patients? In the case of those who can't speak for themselves, their surrogate decision ma...

Top Court Will Hear Life-Support Case

OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada won't quash an appeal over the withdrawal of life-support from a comatose patient.In a quick ruling today on a motion to quash, the justices refused to throw out t...