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Activists prepare to sue Canadian Catholic hospital over assisted suicide refusal

Feb 9, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Assisted suicide activisits say the lawsuit against St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver “would pave the way for the secularization of... Read more

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Euthanasia for Canada’s mentally ill still on the table despite ‘pause’ on implementation

Feb 9, 2024

By Martin Barillas

The Canadian government has paused implementing medical assistance in dying (MAID). But the pause does not mean a permanent halt... Read more

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Canada postpones assisted suicide for mentally ill: Country ‘not ready’ for it

Feb 2, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Canadians suffering from mental illnesses were expected to be able to apply for assisted suicide by mid-March 2024.  Read more

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Assisted suicide will bring about ‘reduction in health care spending,’ report claims

Jan 25, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The implementation of assisted suicide will “save” the Canadian health care system between $34.7 and $136.8 million, a new report... Read more

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Critics: Death stats in Canada, some U.S. states hide euthanasia, assisted suicide numbers

Dec 12, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

Euthanasia and assisted suicide do not appear in the top 10 list of causes of death in Canada despite comprising... Read more

Amanda Achtman's last photo with her grandfather, Joseph Achtman.

Fighting euthanasia in Canada: Amanda Achtman is a millennial on a mission 

Nov 5, 2023

By Zoe Romanowsky

Achtman, who has launched the Dying to Meet You project, says “it’s not so much that we have a culture... Read more

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Survey in Canada: Religious hospitals should not be forced to provide MAiD

Oct 29, 2023

By The B.C. Catholic

A recent survey showed that the majority of people in British Columbia support the right of religiously affiliated health care... Read more

Fraser Health CEO Dr. Victoria Lee announces a new hospice for Langley in 2020. Fraser Health is receiving complaints for promoting euthanasia, including to a group of pensioners. Information from the presentation shows 17% of euthanasia deaths in B.C. are performed in hospices.

Canada health authority criticized for offering medical assistance in dying to pensioners

A recent presentation by a regional MAiD leader to retired municipal employees featured eligibility criteria and the process for accessing... Read more

Priests celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving for two new Canadian Saints in St. Peter's Basilica on Oct. 12, 2014.

Canadian bishops to meet Monday to discuss euthanasia, protection of minors

Sep 22, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The 2023 Plenary Assembly of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) will take place Sept. 25–28 just outside of... Read more

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Catholic hospital under fire for naming euthanasia provider as palliative care director

Sep 16, 2023

By Anna Farrow

Dr. Danielle Kain is a palliative care specialist who is both a staunch proponent and practitioner of euthanasia. Read more