Category euthanasia

Moral and Intellectual Gymnastics in Defense of Canada’s Out-of-Control MAiD Regime

Daryl Pullman examines a recent article that defends expanded eligibility for medical assistance in dying on questionable grounds of autonomy and harm reduction.

In a Nutshell: The Special Joint Committee on MAiD Tackles Disability

Eric Mathison summarizes the final report of the federal Special Joint Committee on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) as it relates to disability.

In a Nutshell: The Special Joint Committee on MAiD tackles Mental Disorders

Jocelyn Downie summarizes the federal Special Joint Committee’s report as it relates to medical assistance in dying for mental disorders as the sole underlying medical condition, and raises concerns about the politically partisan nature of the dissenting opinions.

In a Nutshell: The Special Joint Committee on MAiD and Advance Requests

Timothy Holland summarizes the recently released Special Joint Parliamentary report on medical assistance in dying (MAiD) as it applies to advance requests for MAiD.

MAiD and the Oral Protocol: Time for a Closer Look

Daryl Pullman compares the number of deaths due to MAiD in Canada in 2020 to the dramatically lower number that occurred in California under its end-of-life option. He argues for wider use of the oral protocol in Canada.