Medical-assisted death in NWT confirmed

by Brendan Burke - December 15, 2017

An NWT resident has been granted their constitutional right to die with dignity through accessing medical assistance in death (MAID), NWT Chief Coroner Cathy Menard has confirmed. “There’s one that has occurred,” Menard told News/North. Citing privacy concerns, the territorial government’s Department of Health and Social Services – the body responsible for introducing jurisdictional guidelines…

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