It would be safe to say that, even three years ago, no one would have dared propose medically assisted death as a standard end of life treatment in Canada.
Of course not. The roots of public support for MAID lie in its proposal as an affirmation of personal autonomy. MAID was to be an exceptional option: to allow people to choose death at the hands of willing doctors. The motivation was political, not medical. Few would have suggested that there could ...Continue reading →