Submission to the Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying in February 2016

The Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying was appointed by the Government of Canada to review the report of the External Panel on Options for a Legislative Response to Carter v. Canada and, following consultations, make recommendations on the framework of a federal response on physician-assisted dying.

Below are links to the official submission of the Anglican Church of Canada, in both official languages, under the cover of a letter to the Joint Chairs of the Special Joint Committee from The Most Reverend Fred Hiltz. These documents were received by the Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying in February 2016.

A Consideration of the Practices of Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide

Euthanasia and physician assisted suicide are perennial subjects of passionate discussion and debate in Canadian society. The following report and study guide, produced by the Anglican Church in March 2000, will be of assistance to those seeking to explore the issues from a faith perspective.

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