Category Archives: Euthanasia

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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“Assisted dying” means euthanasia and assisted suicide

Dr. Peter Saunders, campaign director for the Care not Killing Alliance UK, wrote in in an article for the Economist magazine August 23, 2018 issue: “Assisted dying is a euphemism. … It is also contrary to every historic code of … Continue reading

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Fatal Flaws: International Film Premiere and Roundtable discussion in Ottawa

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Canadian hospices are being bullied into hosting euthanasia

Canadian hospices are being bullied into hosting euthanasia Forcing hospices to betray their no-kill founding principles will not deliver better care Will Johnston | Feb 2 2018 | comment Dr. Will Johnston Increasingly aggressive euthanasia activists are attempting to rewrite … Continue reading

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How euthanasia and assisted suicide affect society

Mark Pickup, a Canadian living with multiple sclerosis commented on the impact of the legalization of euthanasia and assisted suicide on Canadian society. Mark was interviewed by documentary filmmaker Kevin Dunn. Mark said: “…by definition, civilized, and enlightened societies never … Continue reading

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Ontario Court rules against physicians’ conscience rights

  The Divisional Court of Ontario in a unanimous decision (3 Judges) ruled in favour of the  College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and its “effective referral ” policy. An effective referral means that physicians who have a conscientious … Continue reading

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Canadian study reveals the reasons for euthanasia requests

Living with Dignity, an organization based in Quebec, reported on the latest findings concerning euthanasia in Canada. From their May 31st article: “A Canadian study recently examined the reasons behind euthanasia cases in four major hospitals in the Toronto area. The … Continue reading

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