assisted dying

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada David Lametti responds to a question during a news conference in Ottawa, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Assisted-death bill sends wrong message to Indigenous people, advocates say

Assisted-death bill sends wrong message to Indigenous people, advocates say

 

Conservative leader Erin O'Toole asks a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. The House of Commons has given approval in principle to a bill that would make it easier for dying Canadians to get medical help to end their suffering. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Assisted-dying bill wins approval in principle over Conservative objections

Assisted-dying bill wins approval in principle over Conservative objections

 

Conservatives accuse government of reckless rush to ease access to assisted dying

Conservatives accuse government of reckless rush to ease access to assisted dying

Conservatives accuse government of reckless rush to ease access to assisted dying

 

Nova Scotia woman fails to win stay as husband seeks medically assisted death

Nova Scotia woman fails to win stay as husband seeks medically assisted death

Nova Scotia woman fails to win stay as husband seeks medically assisted death

Nova Scotia woman fails to win stay as husband seeks medically assisted death
Feds ask court for second extension on changes to assisted-dying law

Feds ask court for second extension on changes to assisted-dying law

Feds ask court for second extension on changes to assisted-dying law

Feds ask court for second extension on changes to assisted-dying law
Quebec court gives Ottawa four more months to amend assisted-dying law

Quebec court gives Ottawa four more months to amend assisted-dying law

MONTREAL — A Quebec court has given the federal government more time…

Quebec court gives Ottawa four more months to amend assisted-dying law
A new study dispels concerns that vulnerable people were being pushed into requesting medical aid in dying because they had few other options, in a Feb. 12, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Medical aid in dying not driven by lack of access to palliative care: new study

MONTREAL — Medical aid in dying is not being driven by factors…

A new study dispels concerns that vulnerable people were being pushed into requesting medical aid in dying because they had few other options, in a Feb. 12, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Quebec to seek consensus on offering medical aid in dying to mentally ill

Quebec to seek consensus on offering medical aid in dying to mentally ill

MONTREAL — Quebec on Monday walked back a plan to offer medical…

Quebec to seek consensus on offering medical aid in dying to mentally ill
The polling firm Leger found 86 per cent of survey respondents agreed that people with a serious, degenerative and incurable disease should be able to request and obtain medical assistance in dying, in a Jan. 23, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Survey finds support among Canadians for broader assisted-dying law

OTTAWA — As the federal government moves to revise the law on…

The polling firm Leger found 86 per cent of survey respondents agreed that people with a serious, degenerative and incurable disease should be able to request and obtain medical assistance in dying, in a Jan. 23, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Quebec to expand assisted death to mentally ill, but few expected to qualify

Quebec to expand assisted death to mentally ill, but few expected to qualify

MONTREAL — Quebec plans to expand medical aid in dying to include…

Quebec to expand assisted death to mentally ill, but few expected to qualify
Justice Minister Lametti looking to larger reforms on doctor-assisted death

Justice Minister Lametti looking to larger reforms on doctor-assisted death

OTTAWA — Justice Minister David Lametti is being asked to move quickly…

Justice Minister Lametti looking to larger reforms on doctor-assisted death
Quebecer behind assisted dying ruling wants to see it become election issue

Quebecer behind assisted dying ruling wants to see it become election issue

MONTREAL — Armed with a court judgment that potentially expands access to…

Quebecer behind assisted dying ruling wants to see it become election issue
New video shows late activist pleading for change to assisted dying rules

New video shows late activist pleading for change to assisted dying rules

HALIFAX — A new national campaign is honouring a Halifax woman who…

New video shows late activist pleading for change to assisted dying rules
Plaintiff in assisted-death case says he wants an end to suffering

Plaintiff in assisted-death case says he wants an end to suffering

MONTREAL — Afflicted with an incurable degenerative condition, Jean Truchon says he…

Plaintiff in assisted-death case says he wants an end to suffering
Medically assisted deaths in last half of 2017 up almost 30 per cent

Medically assisted deaths in last half of 2017 up almost 30 per cent

OTTAWA — Almost 4,000 people have chosen medical assistance to end their…

Medically assisted deaths in last half of 2017 up almost 30 per cent

Renewed discussion over assisted dying amid dispute at faith-based sites

VANCOUVER — Two incidents in British Columbia have renewed a debate about…

Woman who fought for assisted death dies

TORONTO — A chronically ill Ontario woman who went to court in…

Assisted-death doctors at first meeting

VANCOUVER — Doctors who provide assisted death are meeting for the first…

Challenge to assisted dying law expands

OTTAWA — A constitutional challenge to the Trudeau government’s restrictive law on…