Here’s more on assisted sucide developments in Quebec.
Quebec To Pass MD-Assisted Suicide Law
A bedrock decision in Quebec has determined that medical doctors will now be permitted to aid terminally ill patients die, in "exceptional circumstances" and with their consent. Medically assisted-suicide has fueled ethical, legal and even religious and moral debates. The contention surrounding medically assisted suicide and the issue of consent has arisen continually. However, according to social services junior minister, Veronique Hivon, "We really feel that it is necessary to put forward such a possibility for people who, at the end of their life, are suffering in an unbearable manner." more