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Civil liberties group says B.C.'s medically assisted dying regime not 'working well'

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 @ 2:25 PM | By Ian Burns

A report says the B.C. government is doing well in terms of complying with the requirements for medical assistance in dying (MAiD) cases in the province, but a prominent civil liberties group said the restrictive language of the federal legislation is leaving a lot of people in the province behind.

Jay Aubrey, B.C. Civil Liberties AssociationIn June 2016, the federal government passed Bill C-14, which amended the Criminal Code to allow adults at least 18 years old and capable of making health care decisions access to...