right to die

Dr. Ellen Wiebe

Vancouver doctor who helped woman with ALS die an advocate for choice

VANCOUVER — For 40 years, Dr. Ellen Wiebe has been fighting for choice. At a time when providing abortions meant death threats and violent attacks on her peers, she spearheaded clinical trials of a...
Canadian Supreme Court, doctor assisted suicide, right to die

Promised federal consultation on doctor-assisted dying hasn't materialized

OTTAWA — Two months after Prime Minister Stephen Harper promised to consult widely on doctor-assisted dying, the federal government has yet to reveal how it intends to canvass Canadians' views on the...
Gillian Bennett right to die assisted suicide

The right to die? B.C. physician reflects on Gillian Bennett's suicide

"I will take my life today around noon. It is time."

Right-to-die court debate takes a wrenching personal turn

Some terminally ill patients plead for right to choose assisted suicides; others beg for right to have lives protected.

B.C. right-to-die group has case tossed, but competing lawsuit still proceeding

Complainants will file evidence in assisted-suicide case, spokesman says.

B.C. judge orders fast trial for woman challenging laws against assisted suicide

ALS sufferer pressing for right to "die with dignity".

Dying woman asks B.C. court to fast track her right-to-die lawsuit

ALS sufferer wants a doctor-assisted suicide -- and soon.