Tag Archives: Euthanasia – Assisted suicide

A call for conscience rights for health care professionals

  Physicians, nurses and pharmacists must be allowed to exercise their profession according to their conscience. They should not be forced to participate in practices to which they object on conscientious grounds. For more information, visit /www.canadiansforconscience.ca/ Watch the video below … Continue reading

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BC Health Minister Says He Will force the Delta Hospice to Kill

Thursday, December 12, 2019 by Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Sign the petition: Hospice Organizations Must NOT be Forced to do Euthanasia . https://citizengo.org/en/signit/175861/view The BC Health Minister, Adrian Dix, declared yesterday that the BC government will take … Continue reading

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Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association and the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians – Joint Call to Action

   https://www.chpca.net/news-and-events/chpcacspcp.aspx November 27, 2019 Due to ongoing confusion amongst the general public regarding Hospice Palliative Care (HPC) and Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD), the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) and the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians (CSPCP) … Continue reading

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World Medical Association maintains its opposition to euthanasia and assisted suicide

WMA Declaration on Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide Adopted by the 70th WMA General Assembly, Tbilisi, Georgia, October 2019 The WMA reiterates its strong commitment to the principles of medical ethics and that utmost respect has to be maintained for human … Continue reading

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Dutch Doctor cleared of charge after euthanizing patient with dementia without consent

  In 2016, a Dutch physician euthanized a patient with dementia in spite of the 74 year old female patient physically resisting the lethal injection. The elderly woman was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease four years prior to her death. She … Continue reading

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Cherish Life – Provincial conference for educational pro-life groups

Anyone interested in life issues is welcome to attend this conference in Guelph. Speakers will address the topics of abortion, euthanasia and respecting the right to life of persons with disabilities.

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Québec Superior Court Euthanasia Decision Ignores Disability Discrimination, Follows Medical Model

    Media Release Thursday, September 12, 2019 The recent decision of the Quebec Superior Court in the Truchon/Gladu case blatantly disregards the effect of disability discrimination in shaping the quality of life of the plaintiffs, said Amy Hasbrouck, director … Continue reading

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Canadian Health care system pays for patient’s euthanasia but not for 24 hour home care

On August 7, 2019, Sean Tagert of Powell River, British Columbia died by euthanasia at home, a choice he made after being denied funding for the round the clock in-home care he was seeking for his ALS. He was offered … Continue reading

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Euthanasia in Canada – Fourth Interim Report

Health Canada released its Fourth Interim Report on Medical Assistance in Dying. Medical assistance in dying refers to euthanasia and assisted suicide. Total number of euthanasia deaths from December 10, 2015 to October 31, 2018 including available data for Quebec: … Continue reading

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Jack Kevorkian – Dr. Death

Euthanasia and assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian, also known as Dr. Death, died on June 3rd at the age of 83 at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Kevorkian was involved in more than 100 assisted suicides where he provided … Continue reading

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