Tag Archives: Euthanasia – Assisted suicide

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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