The Canadian Press

2016-06-21 | Saskatchewan Assisted Dying

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Religious leaders from across Saskatchewan say doctors who don't want to aid patients in dying shouldn't be forced to refer them to another physician who will. The leaders also say health-care facilities should not be forced to help people end their lives, since many are run by faith-based organizations. Health Minister Dustin Duncan says the province has been looking at ways to accommodate such organizations. (The federal law says doctors can't be forced to help someone die. A College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan policy says doctors who object need to refer a patient to someone who will help.)

Date: 2016-06-21
Placeline: REGINA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << they did raise a possibility that faith-based organizations would remove themselves from the delivery of Healthcare in the event that their facilities would be forced to provide the service that that's that would be considered I think that faith-based organizations have provided great services for many years and Saskatchewan have a proud tradition >>