Euthanasia and Alzheimer’s: Canada takes a step in the wrong direction:

In his article, Aubert wonders about the status of people with dementia such as Alzheimer’s. Are we talking about a subcategory of human beings that could be eliminated if their “old self” asked for it? Are there categories of “unworthy” people? For him there is still time to change our perspective on people made vulnerable by sickness, old age, or disability. Read article >>

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Suicide prevention or aid to suicide?

NOTE: The original article was published in French in the Huffintgon Post on February 8, 2017 (read original article here >>).


A 41-year-old man, father to two children, decided to put an end to his days because he suffered from a dependence on alcohol. A young girl ended her life because she suffered from being sexually abused as a child. Others have put an end to their lives because they were depressed, tired of living, or because ...

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A First Year of Euthanasia in Quebec

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Montreal, January 24, 2017 – December 10th 2016 marked the end of the first year of euthanasia in Quebec, better known under the euphemism “medical aid in dying”.

Living with Dignity is very concerned that the government of Quebec is prioritizing euthanasia to the detriment of significant improvements in palliative care, which were promised by the Couillard government prior to the coming into force of the Act Respecting End-of-Life Care.

We are also concerned about the issues raised by the study published ...

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