The Canadian Press

2016-02-25 | Medically Assisted Dying Hospitals

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An internal memo from Providence Health Care in Vancouver is reminding its leadership team that physician-assisted dying violates its Catholic tenets. The memo comes as a parliamentary committee in Ottawa releases recommendations on assisted suicide, including the proposal that all publicly funded hospitals be required to offer the service. Dying With Dignity CEO Shanaaz (shah-NAHZ') Gokool says her organization is thrilled at the recommendation. (Last year the Supreme Court of Canada struck down the law banning doctor-assisted death. The federal government has until June 6th to come up with replacement legislation.)

Date: 2016-02-25
Placeline: TORONTO.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

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