Articles Tagged ‘Physicians’ Alliance Against Euthanasia’

Bill 52 is not dead


As of 19 February 2014, Bill 52, Quebec's euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide bill has not been debated and passed. The MNAs in the Quebec National Assembly reconvened on 12 February 2014 with a full docket of items including a new provincial budget which took precedence over the euthanasia bill. After the budget was tabled the house began a two week recess, leaving the Bill 52 debate up in the air. As the uncertainty of debating Bill 52 became apparent, the governing ... (Continue reading)

Bill 52: “The definitive end of all care.”


The move to legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide was launched by the leadership of the College des medecins du Quebec (Quebec College of Physicians) in 2009 without any prior consultation or poll from the members of the College regarding their opinion on euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide. The proposal was picked up by the Quebec National Assembly and in 2010 a commission was set up. Bill 52 was tabled by Quebec Minister Veronique Hivon in June 2013. On 29 October 2013, ... (Continue reading)

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