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Ontario’s faith-based exemptions allow and mask barriers to medical assistance in dying
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  • Jocelyn Downie, Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
2-1-2017
Keywords
  • MAiD,
  • religious exemptions
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Abstract

With the coming into force of federal legislation permitting medical assistance in dying (MAiD) last June, the provinces and territories faced a challenge: how to reconcile the interests of faith-based healthcare institutions with those of patients.

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Citation Information
Jocelyn Downie, "Ontario’s faith-based exemptions allow and mask barriers to medical assistance in dying" (1 February 2017), online (blog): Healthy Debate < https://healthydebate.ca/2017/02/topic/religious_exemptions_medically-assisted-death/ > [https://perma.cc/NU5E-CTTX].