What the Elizabeth Wettlaufer case should teach us about Canada’s euthanasia law

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition (Declaration: I was born and raised in Woodstock Ontario, and I have worked in London, Ontario all of my adult life. ) Now that Elizabeth Wettlaufer has confessed to first degree murder in the deaths of 8 elderly people that were in her care in Woodstock …

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Ontario nurse, accused of eight counts of murder, now faces six more charges

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition [EPC] On October 25, 2016, EPC reported that Elizabeth Wettlaufer, 49, a nurse from Woodstock, was charged with eight counts of first-degree murder in what is being called possibly the worst case of a serial killer in Canadian history. EPC responded to this news by demanding …

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EPC demands in-depth investigation into murders at care homes in Canada

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Southwestern Ontario is shocked by the revelation of allegations that a nurse was responsible for eight deaths in care homes in Woodstock and London Ontario. As shocking as it is that Elizabeth Wettlaufer, 49, of Woodstock has been charged with 8 counts of first-degree murder in what …

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