CBC needs new editors

CBC reported earlier in September that MP Francine Lalonde will not be running for re-election due to bone cancer. I pray she fights this disease as she did in the past. However, one part of the article struck me:

Lalonde made a name for herself in politics after introducing a private member’s bill that would allow euthanasia and assisted suicide under strict conditions.
Bill C-384 was defeated 228-59 in a vote earlier this year.
I’m not sure what the CBC’s definition of stricit conditions is, but here are the actual facts about Bill C-384 from Alex Schadenberg:
– The fact is that Bill C-384 would have legalized euthanasia and assisted suicide for people with mental or physical pain,
– You did not have to be terminally ill and it didn’t define terminal illness.
– It was not limited to Canadian citizens.
– It defined competent as “appearing to be lucid.”
I would say the CBC needs new editors. Or, at the very least, they need to take 5 minutes and do a google search.

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