Physicians said the costs involved were much greater than the $ 200 previously provided
Spencer Williams, a writer and student who has cerebral palsy, now has a more meaningful and rewarding sex life thanks to a sex surrogate and intimacy coach who specializes in helping people with disabilities.
The federal prison watchdog is urging more “compassionate” parole options and a ban on medically assisted death behind bars as Canada’s prison system manages an increasingly sick, mentally ill and elderly inmate population.
Storm Miller had been battling cancer for five years when she received a terminal diagnosis. Her husband, Dave Miller, has publicly shared the couple’s experience with medically assisted death.
Doctors who object to assisted dying and other treatments on moral grounds must give referrals, court says
An Ontario court says doctors who have a moral or religious objection to treatments such as assisted dying, contraception or abortions have to refer patients to another doctor who can provide the service.
When ALS diminished Brian Wadsworth’s quality of life, he asked for medical assistance in dying. Organ donation was the natural next choice. And while the decision came with logistical challenges and ethical concerns, his loved ones say he never looked back. CBC | Health News
Nancy Vickers, suffering with Parkinson’s disease, was determined to get a medically assisted death. But she had to grapple with a bureaucratic provincial system despite a Canadian law that has made the procedure legal since June 2016. CBC | Health News
Government officials knew back in 2010 they were going to help privatize part of the Canadian blood plasma sector but the public wasn’t widely informed until three years later when clinics were poised to open, advocates say. CBC | Health News
Only a tiny percentage of Canadians who’ve received medical assistance to end their lives has chosen to self-administer a lethal drug cocktail. CBC | Health News
An 88-year-old Winnipeg man wants to end his life after being confined to a bed for several months with no chance of recovering, and says the faith-based hospital where he now lives is delaying that request. CBC | Health News