The federal government is working on crafting a bill to cover doctor assisted death.
The Supreme Court told the feds they have to produce a new law by June.
Most opinion polls suggest Canadians want to see some form of doctor assisted death but the caveats are many as I found out today in this conversation with Shachi Kurl of the Angus Reid Institute.
The words Syrian and refugee seem to go together in Canada these days but there are refugee claimants from many other countries and today I met one such person.
He is a young man from Malaysia named Hazim Ismail who doesn’t want to return home. His story is a powerful one as he faces a deportation hearing.
Fentanyl is a powerful drug. Sometimes, it’s too powerful to be used the way it often is, according to a new study that appears in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Up to half of the prescriptions for this drug may be “inappropriate” – that’s the word from one of the co-authors of the study, Shawn Bugden, an associate professor in the college of pharmacy at the University of Manitoba.