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We’re not expecting hordes of patients’: Quebec health minister (Gaétan Barrette) on historic bill to legalize euthanasia.


Whose Death Is It Anyway? Perspectives on End-of-Life in Canada by Maureen Taylor and Sandra Martin
People die every minute in Canada, but how they die has become increasingly contentious as the demand for physician-assisted death and euthanasia has become louder and more widespread.

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Doctor-Assisted Death

New Alberta Health Services board aims to clarify lines of authority

Speaking notes for the Hon. Dr. Jane Philpott, Minister of Health at Canada 2020 Healthcare Summit

Waiting Your Turn: Wait Times for Health Care in Canada, 2015 Report

Fifty physicians to champion organ and tissue donation in Ontario hospitals

Alberta Children's Hospital privacy breach leads to 26 charges

Toronto East General Hospital now Michael Garron Hospital after family's $50M gift

Provinces Lack Financial Analysis on Aging Population

Foodborne illnesses kill 420,000 people a year: WHO

Medical experts should be selected by courts, Collège says

Healthcare analyst Steven Lewis says Sask. government should pay for child's out-of-province care

Too many die within 30 days of surgery, Hamilton study finds

Too early to use gene editing in human embryos, scientist says

Décor trauma: How a surprising number of Canadians suffer serious injuries setting up Christmas lights

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