Published In: Canadian Lawyer Magazine - 18.Apr.16 April 18, 2016

“When is Natural Death Reasonably Foreseeable?” Article

After much suspense and speculation, the federal government introduced Bill C-14, on medical assistance in dying, on April 14, 2016. While many aspects of the bill were expected and the procedural provisions are not too different from those proposed by the provincial regulators, in some respects the legislation is more restrictive than Carter v. Canada (Attorney General) contemplated and too liberal in others. Kimberly Jakeman and Dionne Liu’s recent article published in Canadian Lawyer Magazine’s April 18, 2016 edition reflects on some of the provisions that seem ambiguous or are left dangling without appropriate safeguards.

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