Quebec Assisted Suicide

Landmark Right-To-Die Bill On Shaky Ground

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada Politics

QUEBEC - Quebec's landmark right-to-die bill is on shaky ground with rumblings of a provincial election around the corner.The Parti Quebecois governme...

Quebec May Pass Controversial 'Dying With Dignity' Law

CBC | Posted 04.18.2014 | Canada Politics

Should Quebec's national assembly pass — as early as this week — the proposed legislation to allow medical aid in dying, it will be setti...

Assisted Suicide Legalization Up To Courts, MP Hints

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The federal government kept the door firmly shut on assisted suicide Friday, saying it might ultimately fall to the courts to decide whether...

Assisted Suicide Is a Crime; Aid in Dying Is Humane

Barbara Coombs Lee | Posted 03.27.2013 | Canada Politics
Barbara Coombs Lee

Last week the government of Quebec announced plans to recognize aid in dying as a legal and protected medical practice in the province. Assisting a suicide -- to maliciously goad a mentally-ill person to act on his self-destructive impulses -- should be understood as a crime. Aid in dying should be understood as medical practice.

Could Assisted Suicide Come To Quebec?

CP | Jocelyne Richer, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2013 | Canada Politics

QUEBEC - The Quebec government says it believes it has found a way of not running afoul of Ottawa after a legal panel recommended that a terminally il...

'Dying With Dignity' In Quebec

CBC | Posted 03.17.2013 | Canada

The Quebec government says it will proceed with so-called "dying with dignity" legislation aimed at allowing doctors to help some terminally ill patie...