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Woman challenging restrictions of Canada's assisted dying law gets medical help to end her life

OTTAWA — One of two British Columbia women challenging the federal government’s restrictive law on medically assisted dying has finally been able to end her suffering with the help of a doctor. 889 more words


Former inmates to testify in trial challenging indefinite solitary confinement

VANCOUVER — Canada’s correctional service continued to use indefinite solitary confinement for prisoners despite decades of policy-reform recommendations and a call for change from the prime minister, a lawyer said Tuesday. 592 more words

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Senate could get rid of law threatening to strip Maryam Monsef’s citizenship

Needed: the removal of the previous procedural protections for citizenship fraud and misrepresentation without any effective replacement was over-reach:

The Senate could come to the rescue of Canadians who are being stripped of their citizenship without a hearing.

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