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Comment on the BC Supreme Court decision regarding assisted suicide (June 18, 2012)

CCCB Statement regarding the appeal of the British Columbia Supreme Court decision on assisted suicide (July 16, 2012) 

Statement by CCCB President on Supreme Court judgment and physician-assisted suicide (February 6, 2015) 

Physician-assisted suicide: links to a number of statements and reports following the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada (PDF) (February 2015)

Letter from the CCCB President to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada on assisted suicide (May 22, 2015)

Statement on Assisted Suicide issued by the Plenary Assembly of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (September 18, 2015)

CCCB submission to the Expert Panel on physician-assisted suicide (October 21, 2015)

Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders in Canada call on the new Government to focus on palliative care instead of euthanasia and assisted suicide (October 29, 2015)

CCCB President requests invitation to appear before the Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying (January 29, 2016)

Canadian religious leaders call on Government to protect the vulnerable, improve palliative care and protect freedom of conscience (April 19, 2016)

CCCB brief on Bill C-14 (“medical assistance in dying”) to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights (May 2, 2016)

Statement by CCCB President on the recent approval of Bill C-14 legalizing euthanasia and assisted suicide (June 27, 2016)


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Canada’s oldest diocese, the Archdiocese of Quebec, was established in 1674. Most Reverend François de Laval was its first Bishop.