Tag Archives: Canada

My deep sadness this Canada Day

By Mark Pickup Editor’s note. With our own Independence Day coming tomorrow, I thought of this post which first ran in 2016. Mr. Pickup, who has multiple sclerosis, is a Canadian disability rights activist who has spoken

Assisted dying was supposed to be an option. To some patients, it looks like the only one

By Peter Stockland This story by the former editor-in-chief of the Montreal Gazette and the publisher of Convivium forum was published in MacLean’s Magazine on June 22, 2018 stating that MAiD (Medical Assistance in Dying) was supposed

Canadian abortion advocates want women to “handle abortion themselves”

By WeNeedaLaw Editor’s note. WeNeedaLaw is a Canadian-based pro-life organization. When Parliament learned in April that Mifegymiso, or abortion pills, were dispensed more than 4,000 times in Canada last year, abortion advocates celebrated. Provinces that do not

Pro-life flags flying in Ottawa

Flag display at Human Rights Monument By We Need a Law On the heels of the March for Life thousands of pink and blue flags will be planted around the Human Rights Monument in downtown Ottawa, Canada,

Canadian Disabled Man Denied Care but Offered Euthanasia

By Wesley J. Smith Will euthanasia be about money? Does CNN hate Donald Trump? In 2008, two Oregon terminally ill patients on rationed Medicaid were denied coverage for life-extending chemotherapy, but received letters from administrators offering to

Canadian Pediatric Palliative Care Symposium to develop a policy for child euthanasia

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Canada legalized euthanasia and assisted suicide (known as Medical Aid in Dying–MAiD) on June 17, 2016. Canada’s euthanasia law required persons to be at least 18 years old and

Canadian Hospice Says No to Euthanasia

By Wesley J. Smith Assisted suicide/euthanasia is completely contrary to the hospice vision espoused by the late great medical humanitarian Cecily Saunders, who created the modern hospice movement. She stood steadfastly against assisted-suicide legalization. Indeed, suicide prevention

Fraser Health in British Columbia enforces participation in Medical Aid in Dying

Editor’s note. This comes courtesy of LifeCanada. A recent directive from the Fraser Health Authority in British Columbia has ordered all healthcare facilities to participate in euthanasia (Medical Aid in Dying–MAiD) including hospice and palliative care, exempting

Canada Employment minister hints pro-abortion pledge could be expanded to other grants

By Claire Chretien CANADA, January 23, 2018 – A Canadian government representative repeatedly refused to say whether the requirement that employers sign a pro-abortion attestation in order to receive summer job grants may be expanded to other

Justin Trudeau woke a sleeping giant when he banned summer job grants to pro-life employers

By Jonathon van Maren January 10 – When it was announced several weeks ago that Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government had decided to insist on an “attestation” from all organizations and non-profits applying for funding from the Canada

“MAID” in Laval, Canada

By Nancy Valko The December 2017 issue of the Canadian medical journal Le Specialiste contains a fascinating but disturbing English language article “First Results from a Unique Study”on pages 36-40. 2015 was the year when the MAID

Ontario politician proposes hospice reform bill as assisted suicide rates soar

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By Lianne Laurence TORONTO, December 4, 2017 – An Ontario Conservative MP has proposed a bill that would mandate the province to focus on improving access to hospice palliative care. The bill comes as euthanasia and assisted