Assisted Suicide: A Disability Perspective – Position Paper

Assisted Suicide: A Disability Perspective – Report by the National Council on Disability (U.S.), published in 1997 and Cover Memorandum Upon the Reissuance of the NCD Statement Opposing Legalization of Assisted Suicide, published in 2005. This report describes the process by which the…

Parliamentary submission: Canadians with Disabilities – We Are Not Dead Yet

A submission to the Parliamentary Committee on Palliative and Compassionate Care in Ottawa, Ontario, on June 16, 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)

Legalizing Physician-Assisted Death: Can Safeguards Protect the Interests of Vulnerable Persons?

Report prepared by Orville R. Endicott for the Council of Canadians with Disabilities in 2003. This report is a summary of Canadian law on assisted suicide and euthanasia, and makes recommendations as to how people with disabilities would best be…