The International Humanist and Ethical Youth Organisation (IHEYO) stands in solidarity with the International Humanist and Ethical Union and the American Humanist Association against the white supremacists and Neo-Nazis in Charlottesville. IHEYO also stands in solidarity with the Kuala Lumpur consulate for the Atheist Republic. In light of the calls … Continue reading
Looks like a couple of years ago there was concern that the only hospice in the region covered by Vancouver Island’s Comox Valley facility was Catholic-run, and so would not provide medically-assisted dying. There was going to be funding made available for 2 new hospice beds and it wasn’t clear … Continue reading →
There are two assisted dying court cases working through the courts. They are both trying to pull the assisted dying in separate directions. Quebec Challenge On the one hand, you have people who want to have full control over their own lives. Two Quebeckers say the law is too restrictive, … Continue reading →
Back in April, Netflix added a stand-up comedy special by India-based comic Vir Das titled Abroad Understanding. It’s a combination of two routines, one shot in Dehli in front of a big audience, and one shot in New York at a small club.
Martin Regg Cohn’s column in Saturday’s Toronto Star is headlined (in the print version) “Assisted death can’t be forced on doctors of faith.” He starts the piece by expressing sympathy for doctors who “entered the medical profession to save lives, not to take them,” then states the obvious point that a doctor’s … Continue reading →