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The New Push in Canada to Legalize Assisted Suicide

Syringe, needle, assisted suicide

This three-part series by veteran journalist Daniel Wood reprints and updates in two parts his November 2010 article that ran in the Georgia Straight, and adds new reporting in the third piece bringing the reader up to date on efforts -- by the BC Civil Liberties Association and the Farewell Society -- to make euthanasia legal in Canada.

In This Series

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Russel Ogden

'Whose Life Is It?'

Nearly two decades after Sue Rodriguez sought assisted suicide in B.C., the answer remains elusive.

By Daniel Wood, 12 Jul 2011


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Syringe, needle, assisted suicide

The Fight to Die

Assisted suicide is legal in Holland and Oregon. What's preventing BC from joining them? Second of two.

By Daniel Wood, 13 Jul 2011


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Sue Rodriquez

Right-to-Die: Heading Towards Sue Rodriguez 2

The fight to legalize assisted suicide has sprung to life again, on two key fronts.

By Daniel Wood, 18 Jul 2011


Real Cities Give Their People Places to Pee

Public washrooms should be plentiful and accessible, says one scholar. And cities that do flush, flourish.

By Christopher Cheung