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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Our paramount hope and prayer for 2023 is that the federal government’s pause in its rush to push medically assisted homicide brings sincere recognition of its folly on life issues generally.

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What happens to a society in which killing replaces care? What happens when ending a life is considered compassionate and the preserving of life cruel?

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The Catholic Civil Rights League and some Ontario doctors are advocating for the right to freedom of conscience and religion as the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) opened the floor for consultation on its Medical Assistance in Dying draft policy.

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In mere months, federal law will permit Canadians who are mentally ill to access the country’s already permissive assisted-suicide regime on the sole grounds that they are suffering from a mental disorder.

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Vancouver Archbishop J. Michael Miller says it’s a “sign of hope” that dozens of Canadian psychiatrists are opposing the federal government’s plan to introduce assisted suicide solely for mental illness next March.

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As the CEO of the Mississauga Food Bank, Meghan Nicholls felt the pressing need to spread the word on how tough things are these days. 

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The Delta Hospice Society has launched an innovative, three-pronged counter-offensive against Canada’s ever-more-permissive assisted-suicide law.

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When even the Toronto Star emits an editorial ululation against medically administered homicide, we know we’re at the event horizon of a national moral black hole. Forget slippery slopes. We’re in the gravitational pull of somewhere the light no longer shines.

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In the face of “morally depraved laws” allowing and expanding euthanasia, doctors and health care workers may be called to conscientious objection while working to make palliative care available as an alternative, said Vancouver Archbishop J. Michael Miller.

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One of Canada’s leading supporters of Medical Assistance in Dying is in favour of an anti-MAiD campaign launched by the Christian Medical and Dental Association of Canada and backed by Ontario’s bishops.

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The world is noticing our head-first descent into a land of easy euthanasia. Will we ever notice?

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The Toujours Vivant-Not Dead Yet’s “MAiD Despite Questionable Eligibility” database does not yet include Sathya Dhara Kovac, a 44-year-old Winnipeg woman who revealed in her self-penned obituary that she used the MAiD system to end her life — not to hasten an imminent death or avoid intolerable suffering, but because she couldn’t get enough home care.

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The Archdiocese of Toronto is throwing its support behind a new campaign that is encouraging all levels of government to provide better access to quality care and resources for people to steer them away from an expanded medical assistance in dying (MAiD) regime.

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Nearly 200 doctors, nurses and health care workers have signed a letter to the Commons committee studying MAiD warning against a Quebec physicians’ plan to euthanize newborns.

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