Quebec Court Strikes Down Restriction to Medically Assisted Dying Law, Calls It Unconstitutional

September 16, 2019

(The Globe and Mail) – A Quebec judge has struck down a restriction that limited assisted dying to terminally ill patients, concluding the requirement was an unconstitutional barrier that forced two Quebeckers with incurable conditions to keep living in great pain. Quebec Superior Court Justice Christine Baudouin’s decision, released as a federal election kicked off on Wednesday, could reverberate across the country and the campaign.