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Distribution of answers submitted by Canadian voters.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Aug 30, 2013. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Learn more about Euthanasia
Assisted suicide, or euthanasia, is the practice of ending a life prematurely in order to end pain and suffering. Active euthanasia (intentionally killing a person to relieve pain) was legalized in February 2015 after the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a woman who suffered from ALS. See recent euthanasia news
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Yes, and allow euthanasia for the mentally disabled. 9 months ago from a Green in Halifax
Yes, if the decision is "considered" (that is, the patient is not merely responding to transitory psychological stress, there is little hope of a recovery, the disease is terminal, there is pain or lessened quality of life involved, etc.). 4 years ago from a Democrat in Gatineau