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Let Canadians die with dignity

Lisa Priest, The Globe and Mail

Canadians who want to die with dignity should not have to engage in expensive and emotionally wrenching court battles for the right to do so. The federal government must lead on this issue, which carries extraordinary social significance. Ottawa should heed the advice of a high-profile panel on end-of-life issues and decriminalize voluntary euthanasia and assisted suicide, as several other jurisdictions have already done, including the Netherlands, Oregon, Switzerland and Belgium.

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