By We Need a Law Ottawa, Ontario – This week, thousands of Canadians will gather on Parliament Hill again for the nation’s largest annual march: the March for Life. Other cities across the country will hold similar marches in solidarity, including a first-ever event in Toronto, Ontario. The March for Life takes place on May …Continue reading "Pro-life activity leading up to Canada’s March for Life"
In 2018, 3000 people died after a lethal injection By Michael Cook According to the latest figures, about 3,000 Canadians were euthanised in 2018. The Fourth Interim Report on Medical Assistance in Dying says that there were at least 2,614 “medically assisted deaths” in Canada between January 1 and October 31. At the current rate, …Continue reading "At least 1.12% of deaths in Canada are due to euthanasia"
By Wesley J. Smith Canadian doctors committed thousands of homicides in 2018. According to an interim report published by the government, in the first ten months of last year, doctors lethally injected 2, 613 patients (with one assisted suicide) — and that doesn’t include the homicides committed by doctors in Quebec, Northwest Territories, Yukon, and …Continue reading "Canada Medical Doctors Kill Thousands in 2018"
By David Anderson, MP Editor’s note. This correspondence was sent out by MP Anderson and reposted at the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition. Thank you again for your support of my Private Members Bill C-418: The Protection of Freedom of Conscience Act. I expect it will be debated on May 29, 2019. Two years ago, taking a …Continue reading "Freedom of Conscience bill to be debated in Canada"
By Natalie Sonnen, Executive Director, LifeCanada It appears that a recent cabinet shuffle of the Federal Liberals has resulted in the appointment of a new Minister of Justice, David Lamettii, a proponent of assisted death. According to this National Post article, Newly appointed Justice Minister David Lametti says he’s interested in hearing proposals aimed at …Continue reading "Are Liberals poised to further open up assisted dying laws in Canada?"
By Wesley J. Smith How in the tank for euthanasia has the Canadian medical establishment become? This much: A source sent me this photograph of a public information announcement that appears on a large television screen in a William Osler Health System hospital urgent care waiting room pushing euthanasia to patients! The ad oozes compassion. The …Continue reading "Canadian Hospital Waiting Room Promotes Euthanasia"
The right to life can be flipped into a right to die By Margaret Somerville It’s often said that Australia and Canada are, in many ways, comparable countries. So let’s look at a recent Canadian euthanasia case, that of Audrey Parker, to see what we might learn relevant to the current euthanasia debates in Australia. …Continue reading "The Canadian euthanasia express rolls on"
By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Audrey Parker, who has been working with the euthanasia lobby group, Dying with Dignity, is promoting the extension of euthanasia to people who are incompetent, but made a previous request, is scheduled to die by euthanasia today. Parker argues that she is dying early because if …Continue reading "Nova Scotia woman’s death is part of a campaign to expand euthanasia"
By We Need a Law Ottawa, ON – A decision by Ad Standards that ruled a pro-life billboard stating, “Canada has no abortion laws” has been upheld by an Appeal Panel. In a letter received by We Need a Law on October 16, 2018, the Vice President of Ad Standards, offered no reasons as to …Continue reading "Canadian Ad Standards Appeal Panel uphold contradictory ruling"
By Wesley J. Smith Canada has created a positive right to euthanasia — including coercing dissenting doctors into participating in the deed in Ontario. Yet, according to a study published by the Canadian Institute for Health Information, only 15 percent of dying Canadians have access to quality palliative care in their last year of life. But …Continue reading "In Canada, Euthanasia Yes — Palliative Care, Not so Much"
By Wesley J. Smith I always say that if you want to know what is likely to go wrong in healthcare (and society) in the coming years, you should read ethics articles in professional journals. Case in point: With lethal-injection euthanasia now legal in Canada for patients age 18 and over whose deaths are “foreseeable” …Continue reading "Child Euthanasia without Parent Approval Pushed for Canada"
By We Need a Law Ottawa, Ontario – A ruling against a billboard that state, “Canada has no abortion law,” calls into question Advertising Standards Canada (ASC)’s ability to make impartial decisions. ASC, a self-regulating body that enforces the Canadian Code of Advertising Standards, ruled on the billboard after complaints were submitted with encouragement from …Continue reading "Advertising Standards Canada contradicts itself with ruling on billboard"