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“End of life options”: a young person’s game

Audrey D. Cole | 01 August 2014 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: ageing population, assisted suicide, Canada, disability rights, euthanasia


Unpacking the labels in the abortion debate

Margaret Somerville | 26 June 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Canada
Like North Korea and China, Canada has no abortion law. What is to be done?


Quebec legalises euthanasia

Michael Cook | 06 June 2014 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: Canada, euthanasia, Quebec


Chaos in Calgary

Maria Irizar | 22 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: alcohol, binge drinking, Canada, education
Like many other places, Alberta's finest university turns a blind eye to binge drinking. It's not a good idea.


The walls close in on Canada’s abortion foes

Margaret Somerville | 15 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Canada, Justin Trudeau
The leader of a major opposition party has announced that they will be excluded from membership.


Surrogate motherhood creates an ethical minefield

Margaret Somerville | 13 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Canada, IVF, Quebec, surrogacy
A gay couple’s government-funded IVF twins have created a storm of controversy in Canada.


Freedom of speech (if you mean it) makes for strange bedfellows

Denyse O'Leary | 13 May 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: atheism, Canada, freedom of speech


Growing old should not mean growing isolated

Derek Miedema | 09 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: ageing, Canada, community organizing
A social isolation epidemic among older people is being countered by community building initiatives.


Assisted suicide: the issue we can’t afford to get wrong

Margaret Somerville | 29 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: assisted suicide, Canada, euthanasia
Good facts are absolutely essential for good ethics.


The unspeakable link between family stability and prosperity

Andrea Mrozek | 02 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Canada, family structure, wealth
The first step to solving a problem is recognising that one exists.


Entrenching a ‘duty to do wrong’ in medicine

Sean Murphy | 25 March 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Canada, conscience, freedom of conscience
Canadian government is funding a project to suppress freedom of conscience and religion


Quebec gears up for a momentous election

Margaret Somerville | 24 March 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Canada, euthanasia, Parti Quebecois, secularism
By supporting both euthanasia and secularism, the Parti Québécois threatens to tear Canada apart.


Why euthanasia slippery slopes can’t be prevented

Margaret Somerville | 05 March 2014 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: Canada, euthanasia, Quebec, slippery slope


Does having a conscience make a doctor unprofessional?

Sean Murphy | 27 February 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Canada, conscience, conscientious objection, contraception
An Ottawa woman created a social media storm after her doctor refused to prescribe contraceptives for her.


Fact-checking claims of “well regulated euthanasia”

Margaret Somerville | 24 February 2014 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: assisted suicide, Canada, euthanasia, Quebec


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