Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Unwilling Ethicist and Assisted Dying

Lori Seller and Veronique Fraser explore whether clinical ethicists should have the right to conscientiously object to ethics consultations for assisted dying.

Medical Assistance in Dying: A Patient-Centred Approach

Jocelyn Downie reviews key points in the Report of the Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying.

Why Zika Matters to Canada

Gaëlle Groux and Steven J. Hoffman discuss three ways that Canada can help stem the spread of the Zika Outbreak.

Ontario’s New Sex Ed Curriculum: a Glimmer of Hope

Adam W.J. Davies and Wayne Martino comment on Ontario’s Health & Physical Education Curriculum

Resistance to Colistin: A Doomsday Scenario?

Julie Perry calls for action to prevent antibiotics resistance.

Human Gene Editing: A Global Discussion

Françoise Baylis explains “On Human Gene Editing: International Summit Statement” to the participants at the American Association for the Advancement of Science 2016 Annual Meeting.

Zika Outbreak Raises Familiar Ethical Questions

Noni MacDonald summarizes the all too familiar ethical challenges surrounding the recent outbreak of Zika virus.