Canada


The illusion of “peace of mind”

Monique David | 01 November 2014
Assuming total control over the moment of death would be a burden for the rest of one's life.

Canada at a deadly crossroads

Physicians’ Alliance against Euthanasia | 16 October 2014
As the Supreme Court prepares to review euthanasia, a group of distinguished doctors warns of serious consequences.

Is there meaning in suffering?

Daniel G. Opperwall | 14 October 2014
Advocates of euthanasia are compassionate, but they miss something: we can find meaning in pain.

There’s no “mushy middle” on euthanasia

Margaret Somerville | 02 October 2014
The Canadian Medical Association is not being honest about its change of policy.

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

Audrey D. Cole | 01 August 2014
People with disabilities feel threatened by moves to legalize killing of those who request it.

Quebec legalises euthanasia

Michael Cook | 06 June 2014
In the end it passed easily, by a vote of 94 to 22.

Why euthanasia slippery slopes can’t be prevented

Margaret Somerville | 05 March 2014
When we allow death to be inflicted, we lose our repugnance at the thought of killing other human beings.

Fact-checking claims of “well regulated euthanasia”

Margaret Somerville | 24 February 2014
Good ethics must be based on good facts, not hoping for the best.

Canada’s A-G to appeal assisted suicide decision

Michael Cook | 17 July 2012
Canada's Attorney General, Rob Nicholson, announced this week that he will appeal to the country's Supreme Court to overturn a decision by the British Columbia Supreme Court that bans on assisted suicide were unconstitutional.

Flags of convenience: autonomy, dignity

Monique David | 11 April 2012
According to the newly released report, Dying with Dignity, co-signed by nine Quebec politicians, people are now ready to regard death through a new lens.

Six countries, six defeats

Peter Saunders | 08 February 2011
The pace of rejection of euthanasia is exceeded only by the frenetic rate at which its supporters are desperately bringing forward new bills.
 

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