Articles by Faye Sonier
By Faye Sonier and Kiely Williams
April 28, 2021
Calgary physician Dr. Kiely Williams and Ottawa lawyer Faye Sonier show how the expansion of MAiD has given lawyers medical authority while silencing doctors who consider it very bad medicine.
Block's bill ensures that physicians can practice medicine in a way that considers the patient as an individual facing unique circumstances, and that these same physicians cannot be sanctioned for refusing to parrot federal law or hospital policy that cannot possibly account for all the factors involved in high-quality, patient-centered care
Andrea Mrozek with Faye Sonier
January 23, 2018
Citing the Supreme Court’s historic Morgentaler decision, Andrea Mrozek and Faye Sonier show why Prime Minister Trudeau gets so-called abortion rights so wrong.
This is a far cry from the claim that the Morgentaler decision established a right to abortion or that advocating for legislators to develop laws to protect the pre-born child is somehow anti-Charter Gavigan of Osgoode Hall Law School echoes the idea that the Morgentaler decision did not create a ri...
December 21, 2016
Even if Picard’s unfounded and unsupported legal conclusion that the Supreme Court found there was a right to assisted suicide were correct — and again, there is no such right — should the burden of ensuring people’s access to this service fall on private faith-based hospitals? Or should it fall on ...
October 12, 2016
This agency could provide a team of expert assessors who would screen patients with a wish for euthanasia or assisted suicide, to offer help for any untreated symptoms and who would address deficits in the social determinants of health such as inadequate support or loneliness Even Justice Lynn Smith...
June 28, 2016
In Canada, access to palliative care varies from excellent to extremely poor based on where one lives yet euthanasia is now expected to be available anywhere at the first request The Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) reported in 2010 that 32% of all assisted deaths (including euthanasia an...