Since its legalization in 2015, the issue of doctor-assisted suicide continues to remain a contentious issue in Canada. Recently, the Ontario divisional court ruled that, while the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario violated the charter rights of those physicians who are against doctor-assisted suicide by requiring them to make an effective referral, it was nevertheless an acceptable violation in the interest of the patient. In this week's episode of the AC Podcast, Andy, Steve, and Terry invited Dr. Ewan Goligher on the line to discuss the issue.
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Links & Articles
Ontario court rules doctors who oppose assisted death must refer patients from The Globe and Mail
The Ontario Divisional Court Rules That Doctors Must Refer for Abortion And Assisted Suicide from The Gospel Coalition
Coalition for HealthCARE and Conscience website
License to Kill? An Interview with a Canadian Physician on Euthanasia from The AC Podcast
by Josh Leake