Articles for the ‘Reports & Documents’

Canadians with Disabilities – We Are Not Dead Yet

Submission to Parliamentary Committee on Palliative and Compassionate Care. 
Ottawa, Ontario,
16 June 2010. This testimony was given in response to bill C 384, which would have allowed assisted suicide in Canada. Download: CCD-brief-2010-en.docx (Word) CCD-brief-2010-fr.pdf (PDF)

Testimony by Dr. Ira R. Byock

Testimony by Dr. Ira R. Byock, before the New Hampshire legislature regarding a bill to permit assisted suicide in that state, February 19, 2009. Dr. Byock is Director of Palliative Medicine at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Dartmouth, NH.

Assisted Suicide: A Disability Perspective Position Paper

Assisted Suicide: A Disability Perspective. Report by the National Council on Disability (U.S.) 1997 and Cover Memorandum Upon the Reissuance of the NCD Statement Opposing Legalization of Assisted Suicide, 2005. This report describes the process by which the National Council on Disability came to oppose assisted suicide. Download: NCD-Asst-Sui-Paper.docx (Word) NCD-Asst-Sui-Paper.pdf (PDF)

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