Annual report reveals increase in euthanasia deaths

Sarah Gangl: Health Canada’s recent report on g (MAiD) in 2020 reveals a dramatic increase in deaths in Canada, rising 34.2 per cent over 2019. A staggering 7,595 reported deaths in Canada last year can be attributed to assisted killing, accounting for 2.5 per cent of all deaths nationally. In total, Canada has officially counted 21,589 medically assisted deaths since the legislation [...]

2021-09-01T11:18:42-04:00September 1, 2021|Euthanasia|

Trudeau government reintroduces bill expanding euthanasia

Disabilities group condemns C-7, EPC says safeguards are being eroded Justice Minister David Lametti introduced Bill C-7 on Oct. 5, bringing back the federal government’s legislation to broaden so-called Medical Aid in Dying (MAiD). Last September, a Quebec court threw out several provisions of the federal euthanasia and assisted-suicide law, most notably the requirement that death be “reasonably foreseeable” in order to [...]

2020-12-06T15:51:18-05:00October 31, 2020|Euthanasia|
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