Kay Carter Assisted Suicide

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Our Assisted Dying Bill Maintains Respect For Life

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.
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Top Court To Rule On Assisted Suicide

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 have died, the B.C. Civil Liberties Association's eff...
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Assisted Suicide Ban Upheld

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 determined to fight for people facing an "unbearable d...
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Court Set To Rule On Assisted Suicide

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 body's steady decline, it was a clandestine journey...