Tag Archives: physician-assisted death
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.
Jocelyn Downie outlines Bill C-7, Canada’s newly amended medical assistance in dying legislation, and recounts the legal history of the changes.
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.
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).