Kay Carter

NDP Grills Trudeau Over Controversial Assisted Dying Legislation

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 06.06.2016 | Canada Politics

"Will Liberals finally respect the Charter and announce they're willing to fix this bill?"

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.

Assisted Dying Bill Heads To Senate, But Will Likely Miss Deadline

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.31.2016 | Canada Politics

Many senators are pushing for amendments.

Assisted Dying Bill Could Violate Charter: Feds

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.23.2017 | Canada Politics

But the Justice Department thinks the right balance has been struck.

The Deadly Problems Surrounding Bill C-14

Dr. Will Johnston | Posted 04.23.2017 | Canada Politics
Dr. Will Johnston

It is not surprising that many Canadians are concerned about the dangers of the new assisted suicide and euthanasia bill, C-14. What is really not credible is how the word-benders who used the Charter "right to life" to legalize the intentional suicide or killing of some patients are now protesting that they have been cheated of total victory.

5 Things To Know About The Liberals' Assisted Dying Bill

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2017 | Canada Politics

The provinces hold a lot of power.

A Look At Right-To Die Laws Around The World

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2015 | Canada Politics

The Supreme Court of Canada will rule this morning on whether mentally competent, but suffering terminally-ill patients, have a right to a medically a...

Top Court Strikes Down Ban On Doctor-Assisted Suicide

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada shifted the goalposts Friday on one of the most fundamental of human laws. In a charter precedent that will go...

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...

B.C. Right-To-Die Appeal Gets Green Light

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to review the country's assisted suicide laws more than two decades after it rejected doctor-assist...

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...