Tag: Alex Schadenberg

Robert Latimer granted full parole

Many apologies to the readers of this blog for the lack of posts but I’m in exam mode and studying is hectic. While I try to survive pharmacy school here is a news report from CTV about the Robert Latimer

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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

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Bill C-384 Squashed; Euthanasia Prevention Coalition now focusing on how Canadians can live with dignity

We’re a little late in posting the news, but Bill C-384 was defeated by a vote of 228-59. Alex Schadenberg and the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition aren’t stopping with this victory though. We are working to turn the debate on this

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Alex Schadenberg at U of T

Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition, delivered a lecture at the University of Toronto last week, so we’ve been focusing on the topics he covered in our series on euthanasia and assisted suicide. We’ve uploaded video from

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Alex Schadenberg to speak at U of T this Wednesday

We’re hosting Alex Schadenberg, executive director of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition, in the Senior Common Room at St. Michael’s College this Wednesday from 6-8pm for a talk on euthanasia and assisted suicide. These issues have taken centre stage recently with

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New Hampshire Committee Votes Against Assisted Suicide

LifeSiteNews.com reports that the New Hampshire House Judiciary Committee has rejected a bill to legalize assisted suicide in a 14-3 vote last week. “This is a significant victory,” said the Alex Schadenberg, Chairman of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition. However, he

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Parliament Debates Bill C-384 and Motion 388

A few weeks ago, the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition covered two important parliamentary debates on their blog. First, the debate on Bill C-384 (to legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide) didn’t go so well for Francine Lalonde. Parliamentary procedure states that a

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A Dance of Death

An article by Jean Echlin, A Dance of Death (via Alex Schadenberg): […] Lalonde’s bill states that “medical practitioners” will perform the death procedures. We have no right to ask our professional caregivers to provide us with death. Neither should

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Euthanasia Prevention Coalition: context is key for polling

Alex Schadenberg, President of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition, highlights all sorts of problems with recent polls in Quebec suggesting that a majority of Canadians support legalizing euthanasia. The problem is that the issue is often presented in polls as a

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Alex Schadenberg on Deep Sedation

Alex Schadenberg breaks down the problems with deep sedation, when used as a form of “slow” euthanasia: I want to make it clear that Deep Sedation itself is not a moral problem, it becomes a moral problem when it is

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