Category Archives: Council of Canadians with Disabilities

NDY Files Statement With Canadian Panel on Carter Case

On February 6, 2015 the Supreme Court of Canada issued a horrific ruling in the case of Carter v. Canada.  How horrific?  The Court held: Section 241 (b) and s. 14  of the Criminal Code  unjustifiably infringe s. 7  of the Charter  and are of no force or effect to the extent that they prohibit physician‑assisted death for a … Continue reading NDY Files Statement With Canadian Panel on Carter Case

An Open Letter to Doctors From NDY Canada’s Amy Hasbrouck

This is a belated but timeless post of Amy Hasbrouck’s powerful open letter to the Canadian Medical Association (CMA).  Amy is Director of NDY’s sister organization, Toujours Vivant/Not Dead Yet Canada.  She issued the letter in August 2014 in response to the CMA’s report entitled “End of Life Care: A National Dialogue.” Her message calling … Continue reading An Open Letter to Doctors From NDY Canada’s Amy Hasbrouck

Council of Canadians with Disabilities Media Advisory – Suicide Celebration Instead of Suicide Prevention

From the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Blog: (Note – the op-ed mentioned below is included at the end of the media advisory, instead of just linked as stated in test) CCD Media Advisory: Suicide Celebration Instead of Suicide Prevention   23 April 2013, WINNIPEG, MB    According to media reports, Susan Griffiths’ assisted suicide will likely … Continue reading Council of Canadians with Disabilities Media Advisory – Suicide Celebration Instead of Suicide Prevention

Canada: Appeals Court Hearing on Assisted Suicide in British Columbia; Amy Hasbrouck of Not Dead Yet Canada Quoted in Vancouver Sun

From the Vancouver Sun: Castlegar mother Ann Fomenoff misses her dead daughter Gloria Taylor every day. But the 85-year-old does not question the battle waged by Taylor to change the laws that criminalized doctor-assisted dying. To honour her daughter, who has ALS and died in October aged 64, Fomenoff will be in B.C. Court of … Continue reading Canada: Appeals Court Hearing on Assisted Suicide in British Columbia; Amy Hasbrouck of Not Dead Yet Canada Quoted in Vancouver Sun

Amy Hasbrouck – ‘Amour’ and Fear: Assisted Suicide/Mercy Killing at the Oscars

AMOUR AND FEAR: ASSISTED SUICIDE AT THE OSCARS By Amy E. Hasbrouck Once again, a film about “euthanasia” has won an Oscar.  Back in the ‘70s the tear-jerker movies were about people dying of cancer.  In the ‘80s and ‘90s, it was people dying of AIDS.  For the 21st century, the new chic is euthanasia/assisted … Continue reading Amy Hasbrouck – ‘Amour’ and Fear: Assisted Suicide/Mercy Killing at the Oscars