More options needed for those considering MAiD | Leanne Goldstein

By Leanne Goldstein (August 23, 2022, 12:02 PM EDT) -- More than 10,000 Canadians accessed medical assistance in dying (MAiD) in 2021. With an increasing number of individuals beginning to access MAiD because of the financial burdens of living with a physical or mental disability, governments have an obligation to provide more support in an effort to prevent unnecessary suffering and death. A news report in July, for example, mentioned a woman suffering from long COVID who has begun the process of applying for the program in what is described as “exclusively a financial consideration.”...
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