Tag Archives: natural death
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.
In a Nutshell: An attempted assault on access to MAiD
Jocelyn Downie summarizes Y v. Swinemar, the recent decision in the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal that rejected third parties interfering with access to 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).