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Response from Diana Ford, daughter of Gustav Spindler

Hello everyone, The response to my latest three-part series, “The Right to die…To Live…and To Choose” has been gratifying. Apparently, there are a lot of concerned people out there, both in Canada and the UK. I’m printing Diana’s letter as a post because I believe the information in it is important. It is written as [...]

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The Right to Choose: Life or Death?

I’ve written two articles now about the right to die and the right to live. The experiences I had taking care of my mother are what inspired me. I’ve also touched on the controversy surrounding the Liverpool Care Pathway. It’s a care-withdrawal protocol used with terminally ill patients in the UK. At the moment, Canada’s [...]

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The Right to Die

As I write this, a very important decision is being made by the Supreme Court of Canada. The court is deciding if doctors should have the right to withdraw care in cases where patients are unlikely to recover. The Right to Die Movement is one that is quite active in Canada, particularly in British Columbia. [...]

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