Hon. David Lametti, MP. Attorney General
Right Hon. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister, Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada,
Hon. Carla Qualtrough, MP. Minister of Accessibility, Liberal Party of Canada
Dear Minister Lametti,
We, the undersigned members and supporters of the Canadian disability community, are deeply troubled by the Quebec Superior Court’s decision of Truchon c. Procureur général du Canada. As you are aware, the decision has struck down the “reasonable foreseeability of natural death” criterion of Canada’s medical assistance in dying legislation. As Attorney General of Canada, we urge you to file an appeal of the decision immediately.
We find this decision to be concerning for the following three reasons:
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