Tag Archives: In a Nutshell
In a Nutshell: The Special Joint Committee on MAiD tackles Mental Disorders
March 24, 2023 · by impact ethics · in Death & Assisted Dying, Death and Dying, disabilities, Disability, euthanasia, Law & Policy, Older Adults, physician-assisted dying, Social Justice, vulnerability
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 Continuing Saga of Canada’s Medical Assistance in Dying Legislation
March 19, 2021 · by impact ethics · in Death & Assisted Dying, Death and Dying, euthanasia, Law & Policy, Older Adults, physician-assisted dying, vulnerability
Jocelyn Downie outlines Bill C-7, Canada’s newly amended medical assistance in dying legislation, and recounts the legal history of the changes.