Calgary judge rules 27-year-old can go ahead with medically-assisted death despite father's concerns

WNews
WNews 1 Min Read

A Calgary judge has issued a ruling that clears the way for a 27-year-old woman to receive medical assistance in dying (MAID) despite her father’s attempts through the courts to prevent that from happening.

A publication ban protects the identities of the parties and the medical professionals. CBC News will identify the daughter as M.V. and the father as W.V.

While Justice Colin Feasby acknowledged the “profound grief” that W.V. would suffer with the death of his child, he ruled the loss of M.V.’s autonomy was more important. 

“M.V.’s dignity and right to self-determination outweighs the important matters raised by W.V. and the harm

- Advertisement -
Share This Article
Leave a comment
Report a Bug/Suggest Feature

Notice a bug on the site or want to suggest a feature. Please fill out the information below and one of our IT will look at the bug/feature report. If we have any questions or want more information, we will reach out vis email.

Reading: Calgary judge rules 27-year-old can go ahead with medically-assisted death despite father's concerns
Report a Error with this Story

Notice a error or facts with this story, please submit the information below and someone from our newsroom will review it and change if required 

Beta

Welcome to The New W.News

It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to W.News 6, the most extensive update ever. Please bear with us as we continue to work on and fine tune the new site. WNewsNetwork.com will remain online until June 30, 2024.