The Canadian Press

2015-02-24 | Assisted Death

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The Harper government is signalling that it will ask the Supreme Court of Canada to give Parliament more than 12 months to come up with a new law on doctor-assisted death.

Date: 2015-02-24
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 33 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << Bob Decker the Parliamentary secretary to Justice Minister Peter MacKay told the House of Commons the 12 months is not reasonable given the delicacy of the issue and the fact that an election will shutter Parliament for two or three months in the fall I think they the court would have a wood would be very likely to consider those arguments Deckard made the comment is he gave the government response to a liberal motion calling for the creation of a multi-party committee to consult Canadians an expert a drafty outlines of a new law by the end of July the conservative say they will vote against the motion territorial the Canadian press Ottawa >>