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HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS - Government of - Doctors - Constitutional issues

Wednesday, March 07, 2018 @ 8:31 AM  

Applications by the Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada et al, challenging the constitutional validity of two policies of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). The individual applicants were physicians licensed by the CPSO to practice medicine in Ontario. The CPSO was the self-governing body for the medical profession in Ontario. The two policies at issue required physicians who were unwilling to provide elements of care on moral or religious grounds to provide a patient requesting such care with an effective referral...