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Lametti sows uncertainty over meaning of foreseeable death in assisted dying bill Lametti sows confusion with MAID bill

By Joan Bryden

THE CANADIAN PRESS

OTTAWA — Dr. Ellen Wiebe has helped 260 intolerably suffering Canadians end their lives over the past four years, including a few who likely would have lived up to another decade on their own.

court gives Ottawa four more months to amend assisted-dying law

MONTREAL — A Quebec court has given the federal government more time to amend its controversial assisted-dying legislation.

Ottawa was facing a March 11 deadline imposed last September by Quebec Superior Court Justice Christine Baudouin when she ruled it is unconstitutional to limit medically assisted death to those whose natural death is “reasonably foreseeable.”