Articles for August, 2017

Webcast archive: 17/08/25

In this episode of Euthanasia & Disability, Amy Hasbrouck, Christian Debray, and Taylor Hyatt discuss: Council of Canadian Academies’ MAID expansion: mature minors Assisted suicide bills in New Zealand and Australia Please note that this text is only a script and that our webcast contains additional commentary. COUNCIL OF CANADIAN ACADEMIES “MAID” EXPANSION: MATURE MINORS […]

Truchon Case Summary

This case began when two people from Montreal filed a civil suit against the federal and Quebec governments challenging the “reasonably foreseeable,” requirement of the federal statute, and the “end of life” eligibility criterion in the Québec statute. Jean Truchon is a man in his forties living with cerebral palsy. After completing a bachelor’s degree […]

Lamb Case Summary

Julia Lamb is a young woman with spinal muscular atrophy living in British Columbia. Although her condition is progressive, it is not terminal. Ms. Lamb is currently able to work part time and live independently with attendant services. However, she fears that a sudden decline in her condition – especially one that impairs her ability […]