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MAID In Canada

– by Wanda Gaetz – I wonder how many Canadians are aware that Canada’s Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) law is the most permissive euthanasia legislation in the world? To give some context for this, in 2016, the Canadian Parliament legalized “Medical Assistance in Dying” (MAID), a relatively new term referring to both assisted suicide […]

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Bill 36: The Devil’s in the Details

The BC legislature has just passed one of the most draconian pieces of legislation ever to be tabled in a western democratic state. Bill 36 — otherwise known as the Health Professions and Occupations Act — is designed to make every doctor, dentist, chiropractor and nurse in BC, an agent of the provincial government. If […]

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Why BC Needs A Common Sense Approach To Health Care

Every one of us knows someone who has waited weeks, months or even years for a hip replacement or other surgery. Occasionally, a patient dies while waiting for a treatment that never takes place. By the end of last year, 85,801 British Columbians were on waiting lists. Today’s medical miracles and biotech accomplishments are nothing […]

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