OTTAWA – The recipient of the 2018 Archbishop Exner award says she “drifted” into family medicine but now she sees God’s providence in her work against euthanasia.

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June 17 will mark two years since Canada’s Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) law received royal assent. 

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The pipette appears on the screen and sucks up a dot, which is actually human sperm that has been genetically altered. Then the small laboratory tool pierces the membrane of a human egg, releases the sperm, “and you have changed the genetic destiny of that embryo,” notes television host Bill Whitaker. “Yes, we believe so,” nods scientist Shoukhrat Mitalipov. 

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The Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada has received permission to appeal a Jan. 31 Ontario Divisional Court decision that would force objecting doctors to refer for assisted suicide.

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We were all lined up at our desks, blank forms at the ready an plenty of pens for St. Michael’s parishioners to use. 

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OTTAWA – Euthanasia opponents and disability rights activists are uneasy about a process to liberalize Canada’s euthanasia law — a law which they say still lacks regulations and proper safeguards.

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I am a second-year medical student at the University of Toronto. Next year, my peers and I will embark on a series of rigorous and demanding clinical rotations, shortly after which we will decide which area of medicine we will pursue in our professional lives. Conversations about the future abound. 

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An Ontario campaign to pressure politicians over the protection of health care conscience rights is “democracy in action,” said an organizer.

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OTTAWA – The Canada Summer Jobs attestation controversy has put the charitable status of many organizations at risk, a former Conservative cabinet minister warns.
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SURREY, B.C. – Assisted suicide was legalized just over a year ago, but the debate is far from over.

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The international society of Catholic doctors is using Canada as an example of what can go wrong when doctors are forced to refer for abortion.

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VATICAN – No physician should be forced to choose between violating his or her conscience and facing professional sanctions when defending human life, said the president of the World Federation of Catholic Medical Associations.
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The Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada is asking the Ontario Court of Appeal to take a second look at their case against the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.
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Legalized euthanasia in Canada is putting nurses — and their consciences — in tough situations, said University of Alberta nursing professor Christina Lamb. 
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Since my return to parish ministry after some years as a hospital priest, I have continued to minister to patients receiving palliative care in hospitals, long-term care facilities and in their own homes.
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Fr. Raymond J. De Souza: Canada took wrong side in Humanae Vitae debate 

Paul VI was standing on the shore as a cultural tsunami was about to hit. The bishops of Canada decided to leave him there alone.

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