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October 11, 2017 Category Incapacity Planning, Our Latest Insight
The right to seek assistance with suicide was illegal prior to Canada v. Carter, a Supreme Court of Canada decision from 2015, in which the Court made a unanimous ruling that the current laws prohibiting physician-assisted suicide were repugnant to section 7 of the Charter. The Court proposed an exemption which would allow a competent […]