Monthly Archives: April 2016

Gatekeepers of ethical egg donation

Kathleen Hammond calls for greater ethical attention to the regulation and oversight of Canadian fertility clinics.

Got Plasma?

Lisbeth Witthøfft Nielsen considers ways of increasing the pool of voluntary unpaid plasma donors in Canada.

Talking Plasma and Markets with my Mother

Matthew Herder shares a conversation with his mother about why she is a regular plasma donor.

Incremental medical assistance in dying

Stuart Chambers comments on the incrementalism that characterizes the Liberal government’s legislation on medical assistance in dying.

Proposed Canadian legislation on medical assistance in dying

Leah Hutt summarizes the eligibility criteria and safeguards for medical assistance in dying, as proposed by the Government of Canada.

Canada is a booming foreign surrogacy destination

Pamela M. White recounts the ways that Canada is described at a recent surrogacy conference in the United Kingdom.

Physician-assisted death needs expert reporting and monitoring

Juliet Guichon and Pauline Alakija argue that governments should require that physician-assisted deaths be reportable to (and by) coroners and medical examiners, so that scrupulous monitoring of physician-assisted death may occur.