Ableism in a Pandemic

Ableism in a Pandemic

We’ve heard much about how Canada’s vulnerable sector is suffering under COVID-19 restrictions. The pain of residents of long-term care centres (LTC’s) leaps to mind. But what about people with disabilities?  “When the Prime Minister or premiers or others were...
Oops, your pro-life slip is showing

Oops, your pro-life slip is showing

As the coronavirus exposes the horrors of eldercare in Canada, pro-life sentiments are popping up from unlikely sources. In a National Post editorial the author states: “Ensuring adequate care for those whose years rob them of the ability to fully look after...
Ageism and Agonizing Decisions

Ageism and Agonizing Decisions

“Boomer Remover”, the trending phrase that serves as a brutal reminder that the coronavirus death rate is higher among seniors, has opened up another dark reality. “According to the calculations of economists, human life does, indeed, have a price,” especially during...
Delta Hospice Press Release

Delta Hospice Press Release

Vancouver area hospice is asking the government to reconsider their proposal to give up $750,000 a year in funding so that it not be required to violate its mandate of care and compassion for patients by providing Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) at its facility....