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House Government Bill
42nd Parliament, 1st Session
December 3, 2015 - September 11, 2019
Text of the Bill
C-14
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An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in dying)
Statute of Canada
2016, c. 3
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2016-06-17)
Progress: Royal Assent
 
Further Reading
Reading List
  • A better way to care for the dying.. Economist, 423(9038):45-48, April 29, 2017
  • A comparative analysis of voluntariness safegurards and review procedure under Oregon and Netherlands' physician assisted dying laws. Michaela E. Okninski. Dalhousie Law Journal, 41(1):122-151, Spring 2018
  • A conscience-based human right to be "Doctor Death". John Adenitire. Public law, 4:613-630, October 2016
  • Alzheimer's : while we still can. Proudfoot, Shannon. Maclean's, 129(23):26-29, June 13, 2016
  • An ethical-legal analysis of medical assistance in dying for those with mental illness . Ryan Tanner. Alberta Law Review , 46(1):149-175 , 2018
  • And miles to go before I sleep : the future of end-of-life law and policy in Canada. Jocelyn Grant Downie. Dalhousie law journal, 39(2):413-430 , Fall 2016
  • Appeal court ruling heaps doubt on viability of assisted death bill . Schmitz, Cristin. Lawyers weekly, 36(5):1,2, June 3, 2016
  • Assisted death in Canada : an exploration of the constitutionality of Bill C-14. Firuz Rahimi. Saskatchewan law review, 80(2):457-488, 2017
  • Assisted dying laws around the world. National, 25(3):14-15, Fall 2016
  • Assisted dying, suspended declarations, and dialogue's time . Leckey, Robert. University of Toronto law journal , 69(5):64-83 , 2019
  • Assisted suicide in Australia : on the brink. Economist , 412(9012), October 22, 2016
  • Assisted-dying demand concentrated in four provinces. Roger Collier. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal, 188(17-18):E421-E422, December 6, 2016
  • Autonomy and beneficence in assisted dying in Canada : the eligibility of mature minors. Juliet Ruth Guichon. Alberta law review, 54(3):775-802, March 2017
  • Canada and US going opposite directions on conscientious objection for doctors. Wendy Glauser. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal, 190(9):E270-E271, March 5, 2018
  • Carter c. Canada : l'arrêt de la Cour suprême du Canada sur le recours à l'aide d'un médecin pour mourir. Butler, Martha . Bibliothèque du Parlement, Service d'information et de recherche parlementaires, no 2005-47-F, Révisé le 29 décembre 2015
  • Carter v. Canada : the Supreme Court of Canada's decision on assisted dying. Butler, Martha . Library of Parliament. Parliamentary Information and Research Service, no. 2005-47-E, Revised 29 December 2015
  • Carter, medical aid in dying, and mature minors. Constance MacIntosh. McGill journal of law and health, 10(1):1-33, 2016
  • Contexte législatif : aide médicale à mourir (projet de loi C-14). Ministère de la Justice Canada. 2016
  • Cross-cultural dynamics in palliative care : the emerging Canadian scenario. Chidi Oguamanam. Dalhousie law journal, 39(2):455-469, Fall 2016
  • Dialogue between the Court and Parliament : a recent charter trilogy. Kent Roach. Criminal law quarterly, 63(3):251-254, July 2016
  • Dialogue between the Court and Parliament : a recent charter trilogy. Kent Roach. Criminal law quarterly, 63(3):251-254, July 2016
  • Dialogue, remedies, and positive rights : Carter v Canada as a microcosm for past and future issues under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms . Emmett Macfarlane. Ottawa law review , 49(1):107-129, 2018
  • Doctor-assisted dying in the Netherlands : between life and death. . Economist, 4419, June 15, 2016
  • Doctors left to define foreseeable death in new law. Barbara Sibbald. CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association journal, 188(11):E243-4, August 9, 2016
  • Euthanasia by organ donation. Michael Shapiro. Dalhousie Law Journal, 41(1):154-171, Spring 2018
  • Foreseeably unclear : the meaning of the 'reasonably foreseeable' criterion for access to medical assistance in dying in Canada. Jocelyn Grant Downie & Kate Scallion. Dalhousie Law Journal, 41(1):23-57, Spring 2018
  • Health providers react to Bill C-14 . Vogel, Lauren. Canadian Medical Association Journal, Vol.188(9), pp.E167-E168, Jun 14, 2016
  • Informing the future of end-of-life care in Canada : lessons from the Quebec legislative experience. Michelle Giroux. Dalhousie law journal, 39(2):431-454, Fall 2016
  • Interpreting Canada's medical assistance in dying legislation. Jocelyn Grant Downie. Institute for Research on Public Policy, 2018
  • Kelley, Geoffrey. Medically assisted dying : new challenges. Inroads , 46:124-133, Winter/Spring 2020
  • La situation juridique de l'aide médicale à mourir au Canada : évolution jurisprudentielle et régression législative . Florence Chadronnet. Revue du barreau du Québec , 75:279-318, automne 2016
  • L'aide médicale à mourir à la croisée des chemins : perspectives de droit comparé à la suite de l’arrêt Carter. Marie Annik Grégoire. Canadian bar review, 93:613-639, 2016
  • Le concept d'autonomie dans l'arrêt « Carter c. Canada » : au-delà du libre-choix. Karine Millaire. McGill Law Journal, 63(2):283-314, décembre 2017
  • L'échéancier parlementaire et le renvoi de lois fédérales à la Cour : réévaluer le projet de loi C-14. Charlie Feldman. Revue parlementaire canadienne, 40(2):18-23, été 2017
  • Legalizing assisted dying : cross purposes and unintended consequences. Emily Jackson. Dalhousie Law Journal, 41(1):59-91, Spring 2018
  • Legislative background : medical assistance in dying (Bill C-14). Department of Justice Canada . 2016
  • Lois sur l'aide à mourir dans le monde. National, 25(3):14-15, Automne 2016
  • MAID in Canada? : debating the constitutionality of Canada's new medical assistance in dying law. Thomas McMorrow. Queen's Law Journal, 44(1):69-119, Fall 2018
  • Medical aid in dying : what matters most ?. Peter Tanuseputro. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal, 189(3):E99-E100, January 23, 2017
  • Medical assistance in dying : time for physicians to step up to protect themselves and patients. James Downar and Louis Hugo Francescutti. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal, 189(25):E849-E850, June 26, 2017
  • Medical Assistance in Dying After Carter: Developing a "Trialogue Theory" Framework. Sarah Gupta. National journal of constitutional law, Vol.40 (2), p.111-129, 2020
  • Medical assistance in dying: Canadian registry recommendations . Rose M. Carter, Brandyn Rodgerson and Michael Grace. Alberta Law Review , 45(1):55-72 , 2018
  • Opinion - Parliament on verge of making dying ‘all that messier’ . Sam Goldstein. The Lawyer's Daily, November 23, 2018
  • Parliamentary timing and federal legislation referred to courts : reconsidering C-14. Charlie Feldman. Canadian parliamentary review, 40(2):18-2, Summer 2017
  • Physicians' attitudes, concerns, and procedural understanding of medical aid-in-dying in Vermont. Teresa Ditommaso, Ari P. Kirshenbaum, Brendan Parent. Dalhousie Law Journal, 41(1):1-21, Spring 2018
  • Police in Britain increasingly turn a blind eye to assisted suicide. Economist, 422(9023), January 14, 2017
  • Questioning POLST : practical and religious issues. Lloyd H., Steffen. Dalhousie Law Journal, 41(1):173-195, Spring 2018
  • Rebooting Canadian democracy . John Geddes . Maclean's , 129(24):18-20 , June 20, 2016
  • Safeguarding against abuse. Jen Rinaldi . Briarpatch, 45(4):8-11, July/August 2016
  • Should assisted dying for psychiatric disorders be legalized in Canada ?. Scott Y. H. Kim. Canadian Medical Association journal , 188(14):E337-E339 , October 4, 2016
  • Sudden death: Deconstructing the Justice Minister's approach to medical aid in dying following Canada's 2015 federal election. . Agathon Fric. Journal of parliamentary and political law , 13(1):99-120 , April 2019
  • The editorial. Maclean's, 129(24):5, June 20, 2016
  • The sunniest way . Martin Patriquin . Maclean's , 129(24):12-17 , June 20, 2016
  • 'This is no way to live'. Proudfoot, Shannon . Maclean's, 129(47):14-17, September 28, 2016
  • Trying and dying : are some wishes at the end of life better than others?. Oliver Kim. Dalhousie Law Journal, 41(1):93-119, Spring 2018
  • Uncertainty over MAiD likely to continue. B. Sibbald (Barbara). CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal, 188(17-18):E417-E418, December 6, 2016
  • What is unbearable?; The right to die. Economist, the. The Economist, Vol.420(9001), Aug 6, 2016
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