The Supreme Court of Canada has made it clear that patients who meet the Carter criteria should have access to physician-assisted death. While we wait for governments to act, we need a clearly-defined pathway that does not introduce non-Carter compliant barriers.
HALIFAX, N.S.—“I have advanced bone cancer and am suffering intolerably. How can I get physician assisted suicide?”
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'Different leadership could have decided that ‘no, we won’t collaborate with you, because we don’t have to under the legislation,’ says Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux. 'We want legislation to be clarified.'