Alex Schadenberg tells the story of Jeanette Hall, who "says no to assisted-suicide and euthanasia".
A clip from Prof. Ian Gentles' lecture concerning the broadening of boundaries for euthanasia where it has been legalized
We would like to thank everyone who made this event a success. We would like to thank the speakers, Alex Schadenberg, Dr. Paul Zeni, Dr. Deb Zeni, Dr. Ian Gentles and our interns (Julia Giancola, Christina Holmquist, Conor Sweetman, and Martha McNeely) for their insightful speeches at the symposium. Thank you also to Kathy Matusiak and Lorraine McCallum who contributed so much to the planning and publicity involved in the event and Professors Keith and Elizabeth Ring-Cassidy for graciously hosting us. To everyone who attended the event: your presence was so important to us and your contributions to the discussion were much appreciated!
Today the Supreme Court of Canada released its judgment to rescind legal prohibition on assisted suicide in Canada. The decision now calls on Parliament to draft legislation on the matter as the ruling will not be put into effect for 12 months.