Kay Carter Assisted Suicide

Our Assisted Dying Bill Maintains Respect For Life

Jody Wilson-Raybould | Posted 06.02.2016 | Canada Politics
Jody Wilson-Raybould

Bill C-14 reflects a reasonable, balanced approach to the criminal law dimensions of medical assistance in dying, where Parliament's jurisdiction primarily lies. Medical assistance in dying is different from all other forms of medical care in that, in the absence of an exemption, it is otherwise criminal conduct of the most serious nature. Bill C-14 also includes a critical set of safeguards that are designed to give Canadians confidence that life will only be ended where that is the genuine and firm wish of the person.

Top Court To Rule On Assisted Suicide

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Supreme Court says it will release it much-anticipated ruling on assisted suicide on Friday.Although the two main figures in the case hav...

Assisted Suicide Ban Upheld

CP | Terri Theodore and James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Canada's ban on assisted suicide has been upheld in British Columbia's Court of Appeal, leaving those arguing for the right even more dete...

Court Set To Rule On Assisted Suicide

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - When Kay Carter travelled to a clinic in Switzerland more than three year ago to drink a toxic dose of sodium pentobarbital and end her bo...