Canada’s euthanasia law lacks effective oversight. Is DWD circumventing the law?
Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionI was contacted by a woman who wanted to know how her nephew was approved for, and died by euthanasia (MAiD). She explained that her nephew, who had a brain injury, made a request for death by MAiD in his local community. Since he did not have a grievous medical condition and since his “natural death was not reasonably foreseeable” he was told that he did not qualify for death by euthanasia.She said that her nephew, then, contacted Dying With Dignity (DWD), a leading euthanasia lobby group in Canada, and soon after, he died