Impoverished Canadians accessing MAiD victims of ‘systemic coercion,’ say disability advocates
Parliamentarians were told they did not properly consult the disabled community, and urged to pause expansion to persons with mental illnesses as sole underlying condition in 2023.
Conservative MPs Michael Barrett, right, and Michael Cooper at a May 10, 2022, press conference with families who have been affected by the medical assistance in dying program. Cooper and Barrett are calling for an update to the legislation surrounding C-7. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade