Monthly Archives: April 2009


Quebec couple sues hospital for not euthanizing disabled newborn

A Quebec couple has launched a $3.5-million lawsuit against Montreal Children's Hospital for allegedly putting their infant daughter back on artificial food and hydration without their approval. Marie-Eve Laurendeau gave birth to Phebe Mantha at LaSalle Hospital in November 2007. After a difficult delivery, Phebe was transferred to Montreal Children's Hospital in serious condition and put on life support. According to the [...]

2009-05-07T08:59:08-04:00April 22, 2009|Euthanasia, Marriage and Family|

News in Briefs

CLC launches pro-life petition TORONTO - Campaign Life Coalition launched a petition calling for the decriminalization of abortion. It reads, in part: "Whereas it has been 40 years since May 14, 1969 when Parliament changed the law to permit abortion and since January 28, 1988 Canada has had no law to protect the lives of unborn children. Therefore, your petitioners call upon [...]

2009-04-21T17:32:10-04:00April 21, 2009|News Bits|

A vast wasteland

Culture and entertainment columnist Rick McGinnis stresses the need for a critical wherewithal when it comes to governing how and where our children spend their time in the technological age.

2009-05-13T09:20:08-04:00April 21, 2009|Columnist, Rick McGinnis|
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