Ottawa has seen 28 people take their life with the help of a doctor since legislation came into force.
Since new legislation came into place last year, 28 people in Ottawa have ended their lives with the help of a physician.
Advocates say the new legislation, which came into force last June, is taking a toll on some doctors, who are finding it difficult to help patients who want to die. . . .
Jeff Blackmer, vice-president for medical professionalism at the Canadian Medical Association, said doctors have been telling his group that they struggle with taking part in assisted-death procedures. . .. [Full text]