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ANNOUNCEMENT: We need YouTube subscribers!

In order to use the YouTube mobile app to run our webcasts when we’re on the road, we need 100 subscribers to our YouTube channel. Note that the channel is under Amy’s name.  Please subscribe at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMxJd8vID7g4pB7ugZOxbuw.

Comments on Health Canada “MAID” regulations

On December 16, 2017, Health Canada released its draft regulations for monitoring “medical assistance in dying” (assisted suicide) across the country. The text of the regulations, along with TVNDY’s comments, are in the attached Word/.docx file: MAiDRegsCommentsEN. If you wish to submit a comment of your own, it can be mailed to: Sharon Harper, Policy […]

PRESS RELEASE: DISABILITY RIGHTS ADVOCATES SEE “DOUBLE STANDARD” IN PAEDIATRIC SOCIETY PAPER

Download the press release in .docx format: PaediatricSocietyPressReleaseEN Contact: Taylor Hyatt (613-408-2906)                                                                      October 31, 2017  DISABILITY RIGHTS ADVOCATES SEE “DOUBLE STANDARD” IN PAEDIATRIC SOCIETY PAPER “Our society supports suicide prevention programs for non-disabled teens. Why should ill and disabled youth be enabled to kill themselves via assisted suicide?  This double standard shows a clear bias against life […]

PRESS RELEASE: DISABILITY RIGHTS ACTIVISTS DECRY N.L. DOCTOR’S SUICIDE SUGGESTION

Download the press release in .docx format: NLLewisPressRelEN — Contact: Taylor Hyatt (613-408-2906)                                                                             July 28, 2017 DISABILITY RIGHTS ACTIVISTS DECRY N.L. DOCTOR’S SUICIDE SUGGESTION Canadian disability rights activists are dismayed to learn that a Newfoundland doctor suggested assisted suicide in lieu of treatment for a young woman with disabilities. Last November, 25-year-old Candice Lewis was hospitalized in St. […]

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