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Statement on Court Ruling, Jan 31, 2018
503, 2018

The courts keep inventing new rights, turning our Charter on its head

John Carpay: Our courts have twisted themselves into pretzels over medical referrals. If a doctor refers a parent to another doctor who will circumcise a young girl, it's a crime If told you that I [...]

203, 2018

A Democratic Path to Physician Conscience Protection?

On Wednesday, January 31, 2018, the Ontario Divisional Court released its decision in the lawsuit led by a coalition of doctors against the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO), regarding the requirement that [...]

203, 2018

Physicians are not solely responsible for ensuring access to medical assistance in dying

Diane Kelsall MD MEd CMAJ 2018 February 20;190:E181. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.180153 Patients’ rights to access to medical assistance in dying (MAiD) trumps the religious rights of physicians under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms — [...]

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