- September 9, 2020
- Comments Off on ODSP Recipients Consider MAiD
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone. City News Toronto has written about the impact the pandemic has had on those who receive Ontario Disability Support Payments (ODSP). The article highlights how some ODSP recipients have, or are are considering applying for medical assistance in dying (MAiD). You can read the full article here (link). » Read the rest
- January 28, 2020
- Comments Off on CACL and CCD forum on End of Life, Equality, and Disability
On January 30, 2020, the Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) and the Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD) is hosting a national forum on medical assistance in dying (MAiD). This forum will discuss the critical balance between the right to autonomy and the right to equality guaranteed in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. » Read the rest
- September 14, 2017
- Comments Off on Establishing the Right to Palliative Care in Canada
Bakerlaw’s David Baker and summer student Geoff Cross recently wrote an article entitled: Establishing The Right to Palliative Care in Canada (link). The article explores two possible ways to establish an enforceable legal right to palliative care in Canada.
- February 14, 2017
- Kimberly Srivastava
- Comments Off on The Importance of the Right to Palliative Care in Light of Medical Assistance in Dying
As indicated in our previous blog post, the Court Challenges Program is being reinstated. You can read David Baker’s comments on the CCP here (link). This is great news for bakerlaw!
You may have previously read about our open letter calling for a national right to palliative care in Canada (link). » Read the rest