Alberta: 50% increase in Medical Aid in Dying deaths in 2018

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition An article by Gillian Slade for the Medicine Hat News reports that the number of euthanasia deaths, referred to as MAiD [Medical Aid in Dying], increased by 50% in Alberta in 2018. Euthanasia was legalized on June 17, 2016 in Canada. The story, based on data …

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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 only religious institutions for the moment. The well-known and respected medical director of the Fraser Health Palliative Care …

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Quebec is trying to legalize euthanasia by calling it something else. It’s still wrong

By Margaret Somerville So, you call your pet duck, which lives with you, a dog, because the law prohibits keeping a duck in your apartment, but allows dogs. A court will convict you for breaking the law. Now you are the Quebec provincial government and you table a bill in which you call euthanasia, which …

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