Doctors are being told to lie about the cause of death
Hindu lecturer declines to wear FM transmitter.
Protests over being forced to refer.
Program did not end until at least 1974.
Why not legalise euthanasia for those suffering from an untreatable mental illness?
No doctor should have the right to conscientious objection, says Udo Schuklenk.
The majority of Canada’s palliative care specialists don’t want to participate in assisted suicide, according to a new survey.
It's shaping up as a major issue among doctors in Canada after last week’s Supreme Court ruling which legalised it.
Prohibiting assisted suicide is unconstitutional and a violation of the country’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
A draft policy of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario demands that physicians must provide services to prevent imminent “harm, suffering and/or deterioration,” even if doing so is contrary to their moral beliefs.
A human rights group is calling on Canadian authorities to investigate the possible use of executed Chinese prisoners in an exhibition of ‘plastinated’ corpses.
The debate surrounding Canada’s marijuana laws has intensified, with Canadian Medical Association (CMA) president labeling medicinal marijuana “bad medicine”.
The CIRH puts its point of view.
The bioethics community in Canada is enraged at the Harper Government’s refusal to appoint a strong and formally credentialed leader.
A Canadian court has ruled that a medical specimen taken from a patient in a pathology clinic is the ‘personal property’ of a hospital. The case is the first of its kind in Canada and will have significant bearing on future decisions.
Quebec has become the first Canadian province to legalise euthanasia. Bill 52 easily passed in the National Assembly by a vote of 94 to 22.
The governing Liberal Party and the other three major parties have taken the unusual step of backing a quick vote on the bill in the new parliamentary term.
At 80, a former gay activist in Canada wants to choose "rational suicide"
After the April 7 election, there may be less appetite for the controversial policy.
The January issue of the journal Bioethics deals with conscientious objection, with an emphasis on the situation in Canada.
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