Tragically, the Government’s Bill C-14 received Royal Assent and became Canada’s new law on physician-assisted suicide on Friday, June 17th. Competent Canadians who are at least 18 years of age and have a “grievous and irremediable medical condition” may legally obtain the assistance of a doctor or nurse to end their own lives.
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The House of Commons refused to include a key Senate recommendation to expand access to those for whom death has not become “reasonably foreseeable”. This particular amendment would have opened the door for many more assisted suicide deaths in Canada…[Click here to read the full article].