News in Review What is Dying with Dignity?

News in Review What is Dying with Dignity?

It’s sometimes called euthanasia, others call it “dying with dignity” – and it means the right to end one’s life peacefully. Dr. Donald Low, an infectious disease expert from Ontario, died this fall of a rare brain tumour. In a video shot shortly before he passed away, Low made an impassioned plea for Canada to change its laws on assisted suicide. And in Quebec, dying with dignity legislation moves closer to becoming law.

  • 2013
  • 00:18:23
  • 15-17
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November 2013
Assisted suicide -- Canada [LCSH] Euthanasia -- Canada [LCSH] Right to die -- Canada [LCSH] Medical ethics [LCSH] Science [LCSH] Medical sciences [LCSH] Health services administration [LCSH] Health education [LCSH] Social sciences [LCSH] Law -- Study and teaching [LCSH] Social justice -- Study and teaching [LCSH]
Michael Serapio (Host), Kevin McIntosh (Journalist), Catherine Cullen (Journalist), Duncan McCue (Journalist), Rex Murphy (Journalist), Ron Charles (Journalist)
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