Category: Physician-Assisted Death


—Ottawa, ON, April 14, 2016— The Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) is pleased that today the federal government committed to further study the unique implications of requests for medical assistance in dying (MAID) where mental illness is the sole underlying medical condition. “A more considered and less rushed approach to the complex ... Read More
April 26, 2016Rob Cornforth


—Ottawa, ON, February 6, 2015— In light of today’s unanimous Supreme Court ruling striking down the law prohibiting doctor-assisted death, the Canadian Psychiatric Association will seek to work with legislators as they draft new law governing medical aid in dying to ensure patient needs are respected and the concerns of psychiatrists ... Read More
February 6, 2015Rob Cornforth