Category Archives: Euthanasia

Dr. Catherine Frazee – Justice Committee Parliamentary Hearing -Bill C-7 begs the question, why persons with disabilities?

Sunday, November 15, 2020 Catherine Frazee, Professor Emerita, Ryerson University School of Disability Studies.   I speak today from the Mi’kma’ki the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people. I am a settler here bound by treaties of peace … Continue reading

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Euthanasia – Panacea or Pandora’s Box?

We learned from Health Canada’s  First Annual Report on Maid (Euthanasia) deaths  released in July that 13.7% of Canadians who died by euthanasia gave isolation or loneliness as one of their reasons for requesting euthanasia.  How sad that their feelings … Continue reading

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Canada’s health care savings is attributed to euthanasia

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 by Alex Schadenberg Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Soon after Canada legalized euthanasia, the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) published a study by Aaron J. Trachtenberg MD DPhil, and Braden Manns MD MSc titled: Cost analysis of … Continue reading

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Alert from a growing number of physicians

  For Immediate Release Alert from a growing number of Canadian physicians “We are being bullied to participate in Medical Assistance in Dying” Montréal, March 9, 2020 – The Physicians’ Alliance against Euthanasia has received reports that unwilling physicians are … Continue reading

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Canadian Psychiatrists: It’s okay to euthanize mentally ill patients

lifenews.com/2020/03/17/canadian-psychiatrists-its-okay-to-euthanize-mentally-ill-patients/International Wesley Smith Mar 17, 2020 | 6:58PM Ottawa, Canada Dedicated psychiatrists are often the only defense between patients with serious mental illness and suicide. But legalizing euthanasia shifts thinking 180 degrees because suicide has been redefined as health care and … Continue reading

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Delta BC hospice continues legal battle to prevent euthanasia

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition In February 2018 the Board of the BC Delta Hospice Society was given an edict from Fraser Health to provide euthanasia (MAID). At that time, the board of the Delta Hospice did not comply with … Continue reading

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Euthanasia in Canada: Report for 2017

The government of Canada’s Third Interim Report on Medical Assistance in Dying  reports a total of 3,714 deaths by euthanasia in Canada between December 10, 2015 and December 31, 2017. The province of Quebec enacted its own law on euthanasia … Continue reading

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Controversy surrounds Canadian Medical Association’s withdrawal from world body

Controversy surrounds Canadian Medical Association’s withdrawal from world body by Michael Cook – 20 Oct 2018 As we have already reported, the Canadian Medical Association resigned suddenly and dramatically from the World Medical Association at the WMA’s annual meeting in … Continue reading

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World Medical Association on euthanasia and assisted suicide

The current policy of the World Medical Association on euthanasia and assisted suicide states: “Physician-assisted suicide, like euthanasia, is unethical and must be condemned by the medical profession. Where the assistance of the physician is intentionally and deliberately directed at … Continue reading

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Canadian Physicians warn Spanish Parliament about euthanasia

Physicians Alliance Against Euthanasia Canadian physicians warn Spanish Parliament about euthanasia Media Release: October 23, 2018 As the Spanish Parliament debates the euthanasia and assisted suicide bill, Canadian physicians feel it is essential to bring to your attention the dangers … Continue reading

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