Assisted Dying

Having had a taste of independence, Senators will likely crave more

The legislative discussion over Bill C-14 is over but the debate over the role of a more independent Senate in the larger parliamentary scheme of things has only just begun.

Though he was ultimately unsuccessful, independent Liberal Senator Serge Joyal fought to scrap Bill C-14's proviso that a person be within reasonably foreseeable natural death in order to access assisted dying. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By CHANTAL HÉBERT

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, June 22, 2016 12:00 AM

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