Columnists
Celia Chandler with her partner Jack Sikorski in 2016. Photo: Kate O'Connor/Sweetheart Empire
Celia Chandler, Pro Bono | 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.
Columnists
Celia Chandler with her partner Jack Sikorski in 2018. Photo: Kate O'Connor/Sweetheart Empire
Celia Chandler, Pro Bono | 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.
Columnists
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Celia Chandler, Pro Bono | 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.
Blog
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Liz Kessler | The huge amount of power that doctors have makes it likely that Canada's assisted dying laws will be abused.
Blog
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, 2013
Benjamin Diepeveen | Opponents of the right to medically assisted death have been active at the provincial level. In Ontario, their efforts have taken the form of a new variation on an old theme: conscientious objection.
Book Review
Gary Bauslaugh | All the Liberals had to do was construct legislation that complied with the Supreme Court ruling. But instead they bungled the file on assisted dying. Here's what happened.
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | The legislative stumbles over legalization of marijuana, democratic reform, and assisted dying have not affected the Liberals' popularity. But, there are some big decisions that still need to be made.
News
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Ryan Donnelly | The deadline for the assisted dying legislation is coming up quick. But, if Bill C-14 isn't passed, is that really such a bad thing?
Blog
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Karl Nerenberg | MPs had hoped to have a chance to represent their constituents' deeply felt concerns on assisted dying. The government is in a hurry, though, because June 6 is only a week away.
Columnists
Pro Bono, Safia J. Lakhani | It has been nine months since the Supreme Court released its ruling in Carter v. Canada, striking down the constitutionality of the Criminal Code sections which prohibit physician-assisted suicide.
Columnists
Pro Bono, Lauren Blumas | The current state of the law leaves people who are ailing with a dismal set of options. Now there's a new decision before the Supreme Court to advance the rights of terminally ill Canadians.