Politics, Policy

Assisted suicide for those with mental illness a risky proposition

The committee, in its wisdom, expressed confidence that physicians would be able to figure this out. Hopefully, as lawmakers draft legislation in the days ahead, deeper wisdom will prevail.

Justice Minister Jody Raybould-Wilson is the minister responsible for the doctor-assisted suicide legislation. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By HARVEY MAX CHOCHINOV

PUBLISHED : Monday, May 9, 2016 12:00 AM

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