Opinion

Without C-14 on the books, Canada will have the most open death hastening culture in the world

Bill C-14 is not perfect. Given how diverse and polarized the opinions are, trying to land on a perfect Bill—or as some have opined, ‘getting it right’—is like trying to achieve unison when everyone is singing from a different score. Now more than ever, wisdom and restraint must guide Canada through this transformative change in our approach to suffering.

Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, left and Health Minister, Jane Philpott, right. Ms. Wilson-Raybould has been publicly warning of the dangers if there is no Canada-wide law surrounding medically-assisted dying. The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright.

By HARVEY MAX CHOCHINOV

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, June 7, 2016 11:07 AM

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