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Strengthen Inuit Right to Live

Strengthen Inuit Right to Live

Canadian Senator Calls for Strengthening Inuit “Right to Live” The Senate of Canada has just published this feature about Senator Margaret Dawn Anderson. Born in Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories, Senator Anderson is Inuvialuk, a western Canadian Inuk. In...
Bill C-7: News Round Up

Bill C-7: News Round Up

Our cautious start to assisted suicide is now an accelerating drive toward death-on-demand “The irony is that the very foundation of the Supreme Court’s decision in Carter was that there was no such slippery slope. Perhaps assisted suicide, once legalized, might...
Bill C-7 Submission to the Senate

Bill C-7 Submission to the Senate

Brief Submitted to the Senate Committee Studying Bill C-7: An Act to Amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying)   Since Bill C-7 will primarily affect people who are vulnerable and marginalized, I would like to begin this brief by sharing a vignette...
News Wrap-up (Nov 12)

News Wrap-up (Nov 12)

This post is a news wrap-up for the week of important stories from Canada and around the world. ANNOUNCEMENTS Please sign this petition calling on the House of Commons to: Restore the 10-day reflection period for people whose deaths have been determined to be...