Quebec’s Catholic bishops deserve heartfelt commendation for their courage and conviction though the gesture demonstrating it was doomed  to be ignored  before they even made it.

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Conservative MP Ed Fast is looking to stop the intended expansion of Canada’s assisted-suicide regime in its tracks with Bill C-314 and harnessed his argument to Liberal promises when MAiD was first introduced. 

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By expanding euthanasia and assisted suicide to those suffering with a mental illness, the federal government is closing the door to “any hope of recovery,” Canada’s bishops have said in an open letter to the Government of Canada.

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Multiple aspects of the recently released Health Canada guidance about Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) trouble Nicole Scheidl, executive director of Canadian Physicians for Life.

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The president of the Pontifical Academy for Life affirms his opposition to euthanasia and assisted suicide but believes that to end confusion in the country, the Italian Parliament needs to make clear laws about withdrawing end-of-life care, his office said.

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Euthanasia is murder. And, it is not simply murder but State-sanctioned, State-abetted, and State-funded homicide. To call it anything else is to engage in a serious form of deception. 

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Transcript of the presentation by Ilora Finlay, Barroness Finlay of Llandhoff, a member of the House of Lords in the United Kingdom, professor of palliative medicine, and a Welsh medical doctor, to the Canadian Parliament’s Special Joint Committee on Medical Assistance in Dying.

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Beware entering a B.C. hospital if you are gravely wounded, elderly or suffering from dementia, warns Richard Leskun.

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The legislative effort to delay broadening MAiD eligibility to individuals solely afflicted with a mental illness by a year is forging ahead, but there are signs Canadians are not comfortable with moving forward.

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Bill C-39, legislation that would delay by one year the expansion of assisted suicide to those suffering solely from mental illness, passed the House of Commons on Feb. 15 

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Testimony of Dr. Heidi Janz, a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Manitoba and a disability rights advocate, to Parliament’s Special Joint Committee on Medical Assistance in Dying, on Nov 22, 2022.

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Opponents of MAiD have a golden “window of opportunity” to change public opinion, but the trade-off is they can’t slam the door shut on those with differing views, warns veteran physician Dr. Peggy Gibson.

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The expansion of assisted suicide in Canada to those suffering solely from mental illness is being delayed by a year.

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The popular humour-satire site The Babylon Bee has been taking jabs at the Trudeau government’s promotion of “Medical Assistance in Dying” and at the moral absurdity of euthanasia itself.

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Dr. John Maher, president of the Ontario Association for Assertive Community Treatment and Flexible Assertive Community Treatment, addressing Parliament’s Special Joint Committee on Medical Assistance in Dying.

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