I’ve undertaken to write and inform others about MAID. Assisted dying is not for everyone, but the Charter of Rights and Freedoms says that all Canadians – even those with dementia – should have the choice.
On June 17, 2016, the Federal Government created and passed C-14 — legislation permitting Medical Assistance In Dying(MAID) A real first for Canada and a beginning for Canadians to legitimately consider “end-of-life” factors as parts of their lives .. and as guaranteed by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Unfortunately, MAID is a failure by design.
WARNING: THE FOLLOWING COMMENTS ABOUT MEDICAL ASSISTANCE IN DYING(MAID) MAY BE OFFENSIVE TO SOME. MY INTENTION IS NOT TO OFFEND, BUT TO INFORM THOSE WHO CHOOSE TO BECOME INFORMED.
Sunday Edition with Michael Enright on September 30, 2018
A London, Ont. man in the early stages of dementia wants the right to end his life with medical assistance when his condition gets worse. But current laws make no provision for advanced requests – effectively excluding people with Alzheimer’s and dementia.
For more details and a writeup of the broadcast visit the Sunday Edition, September 28 website. Click here
Eight Conditions for My Assisted Death
A wonderful documentary called The Eight Conditions was produced by Alisa Siegel of CBC Radio, aired on Michael Enright’s show, The Sunday Edition, on September 30, 2018. The documentary is based on my personal quest for an assisted death when I am no longer capable of making such decisions for myself.