Nova Scotia woman’s death is part of a campaign to expand euthanasia

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 …

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Canadian Ad Standards Appeal Panel uphold contradictory ruling

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 …

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In Canada, Euthanasia Yes — Palliative Care, Not so Much

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 …

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Child Euthanasia without Parent Approval Pushed for Canada

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” …

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Advertising Standards Canada contradicts itself with ruling on billboard

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 …

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Who will protect Canadian doctors if they are forced to refer for euthanasia?

The World Medical Association should not follow the example of its Canadian associate in euthanasia policy By Sean Murphy In December, 2013, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Board of Directors decided to shape the debate and law concerning euthanasia and assisted suicide and revisit CMA policy opposing physician participation in the procedures. By the summer …

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Canada laying groundwork for child euthanasia

By Michael Cook Euthanasia, or “medical aid in dying”, was authorised by Canada’s Supreme Court in June 2016. It was a controversial decision and the controversy is far from over. Three issues were left hanging: euthanasia for “mature minors”, euthanasia for people with mental illness, and advance directives for euthanasia. The government asked the Council …

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Canadian pro-life billboard campaign sticks to the basics

By We Need a Law This summer we are running a national billboard campaign that has garnered a lot of attention, both positive and negative. Funded by our grassroots supporters, the goal of our simple billboard message is to take the abortion debate back to the basics. Polls show that the vast majority of Canadians …

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Canada’s “Ad Standards” set to rule on “We Need a Law” billboard

Ottawa, Ontario– In August, pro-life advocacy group “We Need a Law” launched a nationwide billboard campaign with the message “Canada has no abortion laws.” These billboards sparked complaints to Ad Standards, a national self-regulatory body that ensures all ads meet Canadian advertising code standards. This Thursday, September 13th Ad Standards will adjudicate this matter and …

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Canadian Conservatives delegates vote to delete abortion clause

Editor’s note. This encouraging update was just provided by We Need a Law, a Canadian-based pro-life organization. Halifax, NS – Delegates at the Conservative National Policy Convention happening now in Halifax, Nova Scotia have just voted in favour deleting Article 65 from the policy handbook. The policy dates back to the [Prime Minister Stephen] Harper …

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Canadian Pro-life organizations to urge Conservative National Policy Convention to delete rather than modify abortion clause

Editor’s note. The following press release comes from the Canadian pro-life organization, “We Need a Law.” Ottawa, ON – The Conservative National Policy Convention is taking place in Halifax, Nova Scotia from August 23-25. We Need a Law, a national lobby group advocating for laws regulating abortion in Canada, will be present at the convention. …

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Abortion activists panic over pro-life billboard pointing out Canada has no abortion law

By James Risdon DARTMOUTH, Nova Scotia, August 15, 2018 – Abortion activists and supporters are in a tizzy over billboards that state there is no abortion law in Canada, saying the billboards are misleading and disappointing. “If you see a billboard in Dartmouth or elsewhere saying ‘Canada has no abortion laws’: (a) that’s not true …

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