UN disability rights envoy demands changes to Canada’s euthanasia law.
Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionCatalina Devandas AguilarCatalina Devandas Aguilar, the UN’s Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities met with Canadian government officials and disability rights advocates from April 2 – 12, 2019 investigating Canada’s implementation of the United Nations rights of people with disabilities. (Link to the report).Candice Lewis was pressured to die by assisted death.In her report, Devandas Aguilar challenged the Canadian government concerning the implementation of its euthanasia law. Her report stated:I am extremely concerned about the implementation of the legislation on medical assistance in dying from a disability perspective. I have been informed