Standing in front of a freight train

Testimony from a practicing physician in geriatrics:


 

I recently heard the position of those of us who oppose legal homicide compared to “standing in front of a freight train”.  I’m here to tell you that the medical profession did not set this train in motion. We don’t want this. But it’s picking up speed.  People on both sides of this debate are horrified by the report of the Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying. This train is going to crush ...

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Assisted Death in 5 minutes

Testimony from a practicing palliative care physician:


 

I have been practicing Palliative Care medicine for the past 6 years, having worked with teams in two other cities before coming to Montreal, where I currently practice.

Palliative Care providers are a passionate group of people, dedicated to caring for terminally ill patients, helping them in life’s final journey.

Today I wish to express my concerns with regards to the Parliamentary Committee’s recommendations. I have two main concerns that lead me to worry about ...

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