Tag Archives: physician-assisted suicide

The Shortcomings of Conscientious Objection

Aidan Hayes doubts that the physician’s conscience alone justifies a refusal to provide treatment.

MIND THE GAP: Physician-Assisted Death in Quebec

Jocelyn Downie warns that Quebec’s legislation will leave some physician-assisted death legal but unregulated.

Physician Assisted Suicide: The Medicalization of Suffering and Death

Nuala Kenny discusses the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision to remove the prohibition on assisted suicide.

In a Nutshell: The Supreme Court of Canada decision in Carter v. Canada (Attorney General)

Jocelyn Downie provides a brief summary of the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Carter v. Canada (Attorney General) to help explain why prohibiting physician-assisted death is unconstitutional.

Assisted Dying At 301 Wellington Street, Ottawa K1A 0J1

Jocelyn Downie explains how recent events in British Columbia and in Quebec mean that the Supreme Court of Canada will soon be making decisions on the legality of assisted dying.