Category Death & Assisted Dying
Ryan Tanner responds to objections to allowing medical assistance in dying for persons suffering from mental illness as the sole underlying medical condition.
Stuart Chambers argues that faith-based institutions should not be ‘conscientiously objecting’ to medical assistance in dying.
Ellen Wiebe, a physician who has provided medical assistance in dying, discusses her views about providing this service when the request is from a young person suffering from mental illness.
Cristina Alarcon questions the social costs of legalizing medical assistance in dying.
Dayna Lee-Baggley calls for improved training for healthcare providers in providing care to patients at the end-of-life.
Stuart Chambers describes the ethical principles that have shaped the historical debates surrounding medical assistance in dying in Canada.