Tag Archives: Euthanasia – Assisted suicide

Bill C-7: A dangerous expansion of euthanasia in Canada

Bill C-7 is an act to amend our law on euthanasia, euphemistically referred to as medical assistance in dying or MAID. The federal government proposes Bill C-7 as its response to the September 2019 Quebec Superior Court decision striking down … Continue reading

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Lawyers’ Joint Statement – An Open Letter To Parliament Re: Bill C-7

No longer limited to hastening death, Bill C-7 embracesMAiD as a means of terminating an otherwise viable life….Bill C-7 thus affirms a very dangerous stereotype:that a life with a disability may not be worth living.     October 14, 2020 … Continue reading

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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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Health Canada released first annual euthanasia (medical assistance in dying) report

The first annual report of statistical information concerning euthanasia (MAID) was released in July by Health Canada.  Its data comes from Canada’s federal monitoring and reporting regime which came into effect in November 2018. Previously, the department had compiled and … 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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BC Hospice challenges closure over government’s pro-euthanasia policy

This is the complete press release from Angelina Ireland, President of the Delta Hospice  Board of Directors in response to the announcement by the government of British Columbia that it will cease to fund the hospice over its refusal to … Continue reading

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Kids benefit from seeing euthanasia close up, says Canadian doctor. It helps to normalise the process of doctors killing patients

Kids benefit from seeing euthanasia close up, says Canadian doctorIt helps to normalise the process of doctors killing patients by Michael Cook | Mar 2 2020 |  https://www.mercatornet.com/careful/view/kids-benefit-from-seeing-euthanasia-close-up-says-canadian-doctor/23351# Bedside gatherings at Canadian euthanasia deaths are normally an adults-only affair. Of … Continue reading

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Press release Bill C-7 and broadening Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) in Canada

  For immediate releaseMontreal, 26 February, 2020Do we collectively seek the most permissive voluntary euthanasia program in the world? Following Monday’s tabling of Bill C-7 in the Canadian Parliament, Living with Dignity and the Physicians’ Alliance against Euthanasia deplore this … Continue reading

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Canadian Government MAID (euthanasia) bill may permit euthanasia of incompetent people

Monday, February 24, 2020Canadian Government MAiD bill may permit euthanasia of incompetent people. Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Last week, Canada’s federal government asked the Quebec court for a four month extension to amend the euthanasia law. On February … Continue reading

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North Bay Ontario Hospice is being pressured to do euthanasia

Friday, January 31, 2020North Bay Ontario Hospice is being pressured to do euthanasia by Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition For the past several months the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition has been writing about the plight of the Delta Hospice … Continue reading

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