Category Canadian Bioethics

Unmuddying the waters of the law and MAiD for mental illness

Jocelyn Downie rebuts misleading claims about the law and medical assistance in dying for mental illness advanced by psychiatrists Mark Sinyor and Ari Zaretsky in a recent Op-Ed.

Bioethics and Environmental Injustice

James Dwyer suggests why and how we should bring environmental concerns back into bioethics.

Are you a Credible Source?

Erica Seelemann discusses common psychological phenomena that contribute to our media environment becoming increasingly unreliable and shares how to know when you’re expert enough to be considered a credible source.

Response to Carl Elliott: The Heroes that Bioethics Needs

Paula Chidwick, Jill Oliver, and Angel Petropanagos outline the qualities of adaptive leadership, an unacknowledged alternative to Carl Elliott’s false dichotomy, which depicts clinical ethicists as servants of health care organizations who are unable to make heroic choices as a way of effecting change. Paula Chidwick, Jill Oliver, and Angel Petropanagos outline the qualities of […]

PEI is Now a Leader in Reproductive Health Care

Martha Paynter reports on the current state of access to abortion and comprehensive reproductive health services in Prince Edward Island.