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Hospitals Can Use Your Tax Dollars to Shut You Up

One of the great unreported stories of the Canadian healthcare system is the avidity of hospitals to use limited taxpayer funds to hire lawyers, with the acquiescence of political leaders, in an effort to evade accountability or to silence families and others who raise inconvenient questions.
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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...

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...