Assisted Suicide: Where Do Canada and Other Countries Stand?

October 14, 2014

(CBC) – The debate on medically assisted death will be front and centre again this week as the Supreme Court of Canada hears arguments Wednesday in a case that could make the practice legal on a federal level mere months after Quebec adopted its own law allowing it. The constitutional challenge of the Criminal Code prohibition on assisted suicide was launched on behalf of two B.C. patients who have both since died.

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