Senate passes key amendment to government’s physician-assisted suicide bill, proposes more changes

Such a significant change to the legislation could lead to a deadlock between the House and the Senate, unless a majority of Liberal MPs agree to it before the House’s scheduled adjournment on June 23 for a summer recess later this month.

Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould did not rule out entirely major changes to the government's physician-assisted suicide legislation. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By TIM NAUMETZ

PUBLISHED : Thursday, June 9, 2016 10:55 AM

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