Category vulnerability

Solidarity, social dignity and Ontario’s Bill 7 (Part 2)

Monique Lanoix opposes Ontario’s legislation allowing transfer patients to long-term care without their consent because the legislation violates human rights, social dignity, and solidarity.

Solidarity, social dignity & Ontario’s Bill 7 (Part 1)

Monique Lanoix suggests that Bill 7 will harm people who are forced to move to a long-term care home that is not their choice.

How to Think Better About Intersex Pediatric Surgery  

Rashad Rehman calls for the bioethical community to help contribute conceptual clarity to the debate about the ethics of intersex pediatric surgery.

Turning Human Rights Upside Down with Advance Requests for MAID

Trudo Lemmens shows how proposals to expand advance requests for medical assistance in dying (MAID) ignore the Supreme Court’s restraint reflected in the Carter decision and reverse constitutional and human rights norms.

In a Nutshell: Correcting the record about medical assistance in dying

Jocelyn Downie clarifies what the Supreme Court of Canada’s Carter decision actually says (and doesn’t say) about advance requests for MAiD and MAiD for psychiatric illness.