Tag Archives: Carter v. Canada
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.
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.
In a Nutshell II: Ontario Court Decision & MAiD
Jocelyn Downie describes the recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision in A.B. v. The Attorney General of Canada and the Attorney General for Ontario, which provides an interpretation of “reasonably foreseeable natural death” within the Canadian federal legislation on medical assistance in dying (MAiD).
Mental Illness and Access to 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.
Assisted Dying: A History of Ethical Principles
Stuart Chambers describes the ethical principles that have shaped the historical debates surrounding medical assistance in dying in Canada.