Is an Ontario woman dead or is she alive?
Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionTaquisha McKitty’s daughter.The case concerning a woman who has been declared brain dead by a Brampton hospital is heading to the court of appeal. The issue at hand is the definition of brain death.Taquisha McKitty (27) of Brampton Ontario was declared brain dead on September 20, 2017, after having a cardiac arrest on September 14 related to a drug overdose. On October 17, Hugh Scher, the lawyer for her family, asked the court for more time for medical tests to prove that Taquisha is alive. On June 26, 2018 Ontario Superior Court Justice, Lucille