In this third part of a three-part series on medically assisted death in Canada, Celia Chandler describes her husband's final days before his assisted death, and shares her reflections on the process.
Pro Bono is a monthly column written by lawyers and legal experts at Iler Campbell LLP that explores the murky legal waters activists regularly confront in doing their work.
In this second part of a three-part series on medically assisted death in Canada, Celia Chandler writes about her partner's terminal illness and the development of assisted dying legislation.
Columnist Celia Chandler provides a brief history of the legal battle to get medically assisted dying legislation in Canada -- and describes her personal experience with assisted dying.
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The competition for securing articles is so intense that the Law Society of Ontario has explored alternatives and is flirting with the idea of giving up on articling altogether.
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