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Ethics Meets Law: Applying Medical Assistance in Dying Legislation in Quebec

The McGill Law Journal Podcast

Release Date: 04/13/2021

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In this episode, we explore how Medical Assistance in Dying legislation works on the ground, asking what challenges continue to face medical practitioners and patients when applying its criteria. We also ask broader questions about the meaning of capacity, proportionality, the role of conscientious objection, and, finally, what remains excluded from the law. Our guest is Nicky Fraser, clinical nurse specialist in MAID at the MUHC.