Category Canadian Bioethics

Euthanasia and Slippery Slopes: A Reply to Chambers

Jos VM Welie argues that the Groningen Protocol in the Netherlands presents a clear example of a slippery slope in the area of physician assistance in suicide and euthanasia.

Developing the Canadian Drugs and Substances Strategy

Janet Jones challenges the idea that the 2018 Canadian Drugs and Substances Strategy public consultation will lead to innovative approaches to addressing addiction in Canada.

Media promotes baseless slippery slope claims

Stuart Chambers critiques the latest crop of slippery slope arguments against the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance in dying.

Indigenous Obstetric Evacuation: Harmful but Risky to Resist

Kim Dreaddy analyzes the policy of mandatory obstetric evacuation in Indigenous communities within the context of the history of colonization.

Progress on Advance Requests for MAiD

Dawn Curran urges the new Federal Government to amend Canadian legislation on medical assistance in dying to permit advance requests.