Ontario doctors will leave the province if forced to participate in "assisted dying."

Posted May 19, 2017 4:21 pm by Alex Schadenberg

Ontario doctors will leave the province if forced to participate in "assisted dying."

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionOJeff Yurekn May 18, the Ontario legislature rejected Bill 129, the Regulated Health Professions Amendment Act, a bill that was sponsored by Jeff Yurek (MLA) to provide conscience protection for health care workers in Ontario.The Toronto Sun reported that a press conference organized by the Concerned Ontario Doctors and the Coalition for Healthcare and Conscience that: Many Ontario doctors and nurses working in palliative care say their objection to playing a role in assisted suicides may force them to leave the medical profession. Many physicians “don’t want to make a referral that would result in the

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