Articles by Pascal Bastien
By Lucas Vivas and Pascal Bastien
January 22, 2020
Drs. Lucas Vivas and Pascal Bastien suggest Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) breaks apart community and risks irreversibly harming our most vulnerable, particularly as the government proposes its new criteria.
In our resource scarce health care system, we have seen patients request MAiD as they perceive it to be the only realistic solution to their suffering Fear of the future and of losing control are real problems patients struggle with, but they are not the problems that MAiD is fundamentally meant to address