The National Murder or Mercy? Euthanasia on Trial

The National Murder or Mercy? Euthanasia on Trial

Francine Pelletier presides over a debate on euthanasia, one of the most emotionally charged issues in Canada today. Dr. James Young, Ontario's Chief Coroner, discusses the current definition of euthanasia and we look at how other countries have grappled with this issue. Marilynne Seguin, a registered nurse and executive director of the organization Dying With Dignity, presents views favouring euthanasia. Dr. Peter Singer of the University of Toronto's Centre for Bioethics presents the case against euthanasia. Each side presents their case with the help of expert testimonials.

  • 1995
  • 00:54:09
  • 15-17
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