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Senators approve amendment allowing advance requests for medical assistance in dying

OTTAWA — Senators have voted to expand Canada's assisted dying regime to allow individuals who fear losing mental capacity to make advance requests for...

Senate committee accepts assisted-dying bill but amendments still to come

OTTAWA — A Senate committee has accepted without amendment a bill to expand access to medical assistance in dying. But the legal and constitutional affairs...

Doctors offer duelling views of what it’s like to receive an assisted death

OTTAWA — Senators have been presented with two starkly different descriptions of what it's like to receive medical assistance in dying in Canada: a...

Doctors, Conservative MPs say not enough consultation on assisted-dying bill

OTTAWA — A group of physicians say they were turned away from providing their perspective on proposed changes to the assisted-dying law. The doctors, along...

Assisted-dying bill wins approval in principle over Conservative objections

OTTAWA — The House of Commons has given approval in principle to a bill that would make it easier for dying Canadians to get...

Millroy: Assisted Dying Bill Goes a Little Further

Some people thought the assisted dying law passed by the House of Commons in 2016 went too far; others didn’t think it went far...

Feds ask court for second extension on changes to assisted-dying law

OTTAWA — The federal government is asking a judge to extend the deadline for revising its law on medical aid in dying. A Quebec court...

Trudeau pressed to ensure less restrictive assisted-dying law a priority

OTTAWA — Even before he swears in his new cabinet, Justin Trudeau is being urged to ask his new justice minister to move swiftly to make Canada's...

Lametti appointment raises hope for less restrictive assisted dying law

OTTAWA — The appointment of David Lametti as Canada's new justice minister has given new hope to those who believe the Trudeau government's law on medically...

Supreme Court upholds feds’ right to reargue facts in assisted-dying case

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear a severely ill woman's appeal of a British Columbia court ruling that found the...

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