Recommendation is a risky proposition and goes well beyond anything the Supreme Court of Canada intended.
Hospitals and health facilities across the country are not equipped to deal with physician-hastened death.
Evidence shows persons suffering mental illness will fall through the cracks if a physician-assisted death option is available for them.
The stories are unfathomable, even grotesque, as ignorance and lack of skill in attending to the needs of dying patients are still tragically common in Canada.
Landing is inevitable. If one prepares for it, there’s a better shot at a good and gentle one instead of a ‘crash and burn’.