MPs are calling for a thorough debate on the proposed changes.
Your attitude is everything.
They feel strongly that current legislation strikes the right balance.
I don't want to die any more than anyone else. And as a psychologist I take suicide prevention very seriously. But when I deal with a suicidal individual it is with the conviction that, if the person can get through this difficult period, a better and more normal life awaits. When someone is facing a degenerative condition there is no returning to normal.
But there's little insight into exactly who is seeking help.
Guidelines say families should be supported, but those who want to celebrate the assisted deaths of their loved ones can't do it at a church funeral.
Serge Joyal wants to urge one of the provinces to initiate a court reference to its court of appeal.
At least 31 Canadians have reached out to their doctor asking for help to die since mid-January. But the number may actually
Senators rejected an amendment that would have added the right to make advance directives to the federal government's proposed new law on assisted dying.