Waterloo Region Record
Physicians are supposed to save lives, not hasten death.
So it’s not surprising that some doctors are having problems seeing how they fit into Canada’s new law that legalizes physician-assisted suicide for some patients.
It turns out that conscientious objectors like Sandra Brickell, a physician who works in Kitchener hospitals, are not protected.
“When somebody wants to end their life, it goes against what we’ve been trained to do,” she said at a meeting Friday with several other doctors, Kitchener-Conestoga MP Harold Albrecht and Kitchener-Conestoga MPP Michael Harris. . . [Full Text]