Tag Archives: Bill C-14
It’s Good that Bill C-7 Extends MAID to Chronic Sufferers
April 1, 2021 · by impact ethics · in Community, Death & Assisted Dying, Death and Dying, Disability, euthanasia, Law & Policy, Long-Term Care, MAiD, physician-assisted dying, vulnerability
Stuart Chambers points out that expanding access to medical assistance in dying was always about relieving suffering rather than about targeting people with disabilities.
Exceptionalizing Mental Illness & Medical Assistance in Dying
March 11, 2021 · by impact ethics · in Canada, Canadian Bioethics, Community, Death & Assisted Dying, euthanasia, MAiD, Mental Health, Older Adults, physician-assisted dying, Privacy and Trust, Public Health, vulnerability
Daryl Pullman examines the argument that prohibiting medical assistance in dying for people whose sole underlying condition is mental illness unfairly exceptionalizes mental illness.
Religious exemptions to assisted dying harm patients
Stuart Chambers argues that faith-based institutions should not be ‘conscientiously objecting’ to medical assistance in dying.
Cost of Medical Assistance in Dying
Cristina Alarcon questions the social costs of legalizing medical assistance in dying.
Advance Request for Euthanasia?
June 10, 2016 · by impact ethics · in Canadian Bioethics, Death & Assisted Dying, Law & Policy, Mental Health
Catherine Ferrier raises concerns about advance requests for medical assistance in dying.