17 Jul 2009 Doctors aim to revise law on euthanasia
By Phil Couvrette, Canwest News ServiceCanada’s continuing debate on the right to die, prodded by court cases and proposed legislation, seems to be heading for a new round this fall according to a report the Quebec College of Physicians may recommend Canada’s Criminal Code be revised to permit a form of medical euthanasia in strictly controlled circumstances.
A right-to-die private member’s bill sponsored by Bloc Quebecois MP Francine Lalonde is also due for debate, leaving both sides of the contentious issue gearing for a busy fall. [Continue reading this article, including comments from the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition, here.]
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