Tag Archives: physician-assisted death
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).
Stuart Chambers comments on the incrementalism that characterizes the Liberal government’s legislation on medical assistance in dying.
Leah Hutt summarizes the eligibility criteria and safeguards for medical assistance in dying, as proposed by the Government of Canada.
Juliet Guichon and Pauline Alakija argue that governments should require that physician-assisted deaths be reportable to (and by) coroners and medical examiners, so that scrupulous monitoring of physician-assisted death may occur.
Stuart Chambers discusses an oversight in the Report by the Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying.
Lori Seller and Veronique Fraser explore whether clinical ethicists should have the right to conscientiously object to ethics consultations for assisted dying.
Jocelyn Downie explains the Supreme Court of Canada’s response to the federal government’s request for more time to develop a new law on physician-assisted death.