Who or what is a “child”?
22 May 2013 |
Canada's Parliament lacks the courage to take a stand on defining when an unborn child will be protected by the law.
Why is Canada’s parliament tip-toeing around sex-selective abortion?
9 Apr 2013 |
tags: abortion, Canada, gendercide, sex-selective abortion
Debate is being stifled because the government is afraid to touch the third rail.
Let human bodies stay priceless
19 Mar 2013 |
Turning organs into commercially-traded commodities will subtly alter our relationships.
Amour: does old age have any honour left?
24 Jan 2013 |
tags: ageing, euthanasia, film reviews
A harrowing film about a French couple’s struggle with dementia is a powerful but inadequate argument for legalized euthanasia.
The dead-end values driving euthanasia advocacy
21 Jan 2013 |
tags: Canada, euthanasia, relativism
A Quebec government report endorsing euthanasia rests on a moral relativism that has already failed the young.
Pizza, prison and punishment
15 Jan 2013 |
tags: prisons, rehabilitation
An ethical assessment of allowing prisoners to order in the odd pizza or KFC dinner.
Finding common ground on Canadian abortion law
6 Dec 2012 |
tags: abortion, Canada, common ground
After years of debate, Canada has no law on abortion. Is is possible to find an acceptable compromise to rein it in?
Who sets the ethical tone of society?
16 Nov 2012 |
tags: business ethics, Canada, corruption
A massive corruption scandal in Quebec raises the question of how to screen out rogues before they reach the trough.
Will “choice” trump even gendercide?
3 Oct 2012 |
tags: Canada, sex selective abortions
A new page in Canada’s abortion debate will force pro-choice politicians to decide just how non-negotiable their position is.
The right to life and Canada’s democracy
26 Sep 2012 |
Today's vote in Ottawa about re-opening the abortion debate is also a test of political ethics.