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The Canadian External Panel, installed by the former Canadian to look into Options for a Legislative Response to Carter v. Canada, has offered their report to the Honourable Jane Philpott, the (new) Minister of Health. Panelmembers were Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov, Professor Catherine Frazee and Professor Benoît Pelletier. Read the (long!) report here.
UPDATE on Canadian developments.
Since Quebec law and Federal development interact with each other, in the scheme below it is tried to give a schematic overview; see following
Final Exodus asked attention for a Kevin Drum article in Mother Jones (a Californian non-profit journal) on assisted dying. "The best" , read it here
ADMD Belgium published its Newsletter nr 137-138. NB in French only. Read it here.
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Derek Humphry's ground breaking book Final Exit, the Final Exit Network USA organised a Death with Dignity Day on January 2, 2016. The press release said:
Books have the power to encourage and advance change. But only rarely does a book, by itself, establish a new civil liberty and start a movement to achieve it. Such a book is Derek Humphry’s Final Exit.The notion that people had a right to end their suffering came as a shock.
Since February 1, 2016 Por el Derecho a Morir con Dignidad AC (DMD Mexico) is admitted as interim member of the WFRtDS: welcome! For information click here.
Independent member of Irish Parliament TD John Halligan moved a Private Member’s Bill providing for “a dignified and peaceful end of life” for qualifying persons.The Dying with Dignity Bill 2015 would recognise “the right of clearly consenting adults who are enduring intolerable physical suffering to seek medical help to end their lives”.