Euthanasia deaths increase by one third in Ontario from 2019 to 2020

Editor’s note. This article was published by the Australian Care Alliance on January 19, and reposted by the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition the same day. Reported deaths by euthanasia in Ontario jumped by one third (32.95%)– from 1,789 in 2019 to 2,378 in 2020– according to statistics published by the Office of the Chief Coroner.  There have been 6,694 …

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Euthanasia (MAiD) deaths continue to increase in Canada. Stop the expansion of euthanasia by Bill C-7.

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The Ontario Office of the Chief Coroner released new MAiD data (reported euthanasia and assisted suicide deaths). In Ontario from June 17, 2016 to December 31, 2020, there were 6,696 reported assisted deaths. The 6,696 reported assisted deaths since legalization represented 6694 euthanasia deaths and 2 assisted …

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Hope dims for pro-life Polish Catholic now dying of hunger, thirst in English hospital

The European Court of Human Rights judge who dismissed the case of the pro-life Pole now being euthanized was a member of George Soros’s pro-euthanasia Open Society. By Dorothy Cummings McLean WEST MIDLANDS, England — Time is running out for a comatose Polish Catholic in England whose birth family has failed to convince the European …

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Reader’s Digest Canada Pushes Euthanasia, Ignores Hospice

By Wesley J. Smith The push is on in Canada to normalize euthanasia as the best way to die — to save money and emotional turmoil. How hard is the push? Reader’s Digest Canada — no less — has published a guide to end-of-life planning that pushes euthanasia and doesn’t even mention hospice. The guide …

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Delta Hospice Society – Layoffs and Eviction

Editor’s note. The following press release came this morning from the Delta Hospice Society, located in British Columbia, Canada. As the followings explains—and we have written about extensively—the Delta Hospice Society has worked diligently and faithfully to sustain its life-affirming mission against the government which has threatened to, and now will, defund it as of …

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The Delta Hospice Society of British Columbia continues to fight for a safe place to die, even as the BC government moves to shut it down.

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The Delta Hospice Society continues to oppose Medical Assistance in Dying [MaiD–euthanasia and assisted suicide] being done within the confines of their Hospice, even after the British Columbia government ordered them to permit MAiD or lose their government funding.  On February 24, 2021, the Delta Hospice will, …

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Portugal: MPs plan to vote on euthanasia bill in early January

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition On February 20, 2020, the Portuguese Parliament voted on five different proposals to legalize euthanasia. Every proposals passed, even though two years ago, similar proposals were defeated. The parliament is now debating one euthanasia bill. The Portugal News reported Sunday that the parliament is in the final stages …

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Will Portugal legalize euthanasia in 2021?

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Last week I reported that Spain’s lower house passed a euthanasia bill by a vote of 198 to 138 (2 abstained). The bill will now be debated by the Spanish Senate. In February 2020, the Portugal Parliament voted on five proposals to legalize euthanasia. All of the proposals passed, even though …

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Spanish lower house votes to legalise euthanasia

By Right to Life UK Spain’s Congress of Deputies, the lower house of Spain’s legislative body, has voted in favour of legalising euthanasia by a vote of 198-138. On Thursday December 17th, the Spanish Parliament took the country one step closer to making euthanasia and assisted suicide legal. The legislation will now pass on to the …

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“Canada sees it as a mercy to let me die, instead of providing me with what I need to live”

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition CTV National News medical correspondent, Avis Favaro, produced an insightful program on (MAiD) euthanasia.  Favaro interviews a woman who is not dying, but wants to die by euthanasia, two women with disabilities who explain why Bill C-7 threatens their lives, a doctor who cares for people with disabilities, and …

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Spain Joining Euthanasia Pandemic

By Wesley J. Smith If euthanasia is a social disease, the West is in a worsening pandemic. Now, Spain is about to legalize lethal-injection euthanasia and assisted suicide. From El Congreso‘s story (Google translation): The standard will regulate both euthanasia (the consensual administration of drugs to someone who cannot fend for himself to end his life) and assisted suicide (making these substances available …

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Pro-death group recruits Satanists in attempt to take over pro-life Canadian palliative care hospice

Euthanasia activists are reaching out to their allies including Satanists and atheists in an attempt to force the hospice to lethally inject sick patients. By Lianne Laurence DELTA, British Columbia — Euthanasia activists campaigning to take over a Canadian hospice society because it refuses to lethally inject sick patients are now recruiting memberships from the …

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