The first statistics for Quebec’s euthanasia are available—and scary
Paul Russell | Nov 4 2016 | comment  
There were nearly three times the number of expected deaths

A bureaucracy of medical deception
Sean Murphy | Nov 23 2015 | comment  
Quebec physicians told to falsify euthanasia death certificates

“Yes” to euthanasia brings a seismic shift in values
Margaret Somerville | Jun 10 2014 | comment  
Why don’t most Quebec politicians recognize the momentousness of this decision?

Quebec legalises euthanasia
Michael Cook | Jun 6 2014 | comment  
In the end it passed easily, by a vote of 94 to 22.

Why euthanasia slippery slopes can’t be prevented
Margaret Somerville | Mar 5 2014 | comment  
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 | Feb 24 2014 | comment  
Good ethics must be based on good facts, not hoping for the best.

Everything you need to know about euthanasia in Quebec
Nicolas Steenhout | Jan 26 2014 | comment  
A great infographic summarising the issues.

Quebec could legalise euthanasia
Michael Cook | Mar 29 2012 | comment  
A parliamentary committee in Quebec has recommended the legalisation of euthanasia with strict safeguards. Its report, “Mourir dans la dignité” (Dying With Dignity), contends that dying is a part of life and since medical assistance is used to prolong life, it should also be used in extreme cases to end it.
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