Canada Physician Assisted Dying

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

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.09.2017 | Canada Politics

The legislation is likely to be introduced late next week.

Religious Believers Are Trying to Create Barriers to Assisted Dying

Dr. David Robertson | Posted 09.11.2016 | Canada Politics
Dr. David Robertson

Much of the debate surrounding Physician Assisted Death (PAD) was between those who believe in personal autonomy and the right to avoid unwanted suffering, and those who believe life is sacred and suffering is redemptive. Those same two groups are now trying to influence the creation of detailed legislation and regulations.

Canadians Need to Take Action on Physician-Assisted Dying

Juliet Guichon | Posted 06.22.2016 | Canada Politics
Juliet Guichon

When the Supreme Court of Canada strikes down legislation on the human body, it presents a challenge to government to respond. In each case, legislators responded ineffectively or did nothing. But, like it or not, the February deadline for legislation on physician-assisted dying is looming.