Press Release: deVeber Responds to Doctor’s Request for Assisted Suicide
Response to Dr. Donald Low’s Request for Assisted Suicide
Jean Echlin, Advisor to the deVeber Institute, was interviewed by Metro Morning with Matt Galloway CBC News on September 25th, 2013
For her complete interview please click here: http://www.cbc.ca/video/news/audioplayer.html?clipid=2408418864
New faces at the deVeber Institute! News and Upcoming Events
This brand new Perspectives Research Report includes:
Complete National Post article may be found here:
Article by Tom Blackwell.
Pediatrics study of 11 parents says they feel they should have the choice to remove feeding tubes from terminally ill children.
Study can be found as an attachment below.
Think Suicide in the Elderly is Courageous? Think Again
This article was published on Thursday, March 7th 2013 in the Windsor Star
In February of this year, a national paper printed an extraordinary posthumous letter from a 91 year old woman who died by suicide because she was tired of living. She wanted to end her life with dignity. Though most of the (published) responses thought she was courageous, I disagree. I believe there is more to the issue when the elderly contemplate suicide.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kathy Matusiak
The deVeber Institute for Bioethics and Social Research
BIOETHICIST PUT PHYSICIAN-ASSISTED SUICIDE ON TRIAL
Rights and respect for life are the glue that binds society
Toronto, Canada (November 22, 2012) - "Legalizing assisted suicide or
euthanasia raises issues that impact on some of our most important
shared values that provide the glue that binds us as society", stated
Margaret Somerville last night. She was speaking to a full audience
of over 200 people for the deVeber Institute's Annual Lecture, at St.
Michael's Campus at the University of Toronto.
Somerville, one of Canada's best known bioethicists, was considering
how the physician-assisted suicide debate impacts our society. "The