Criminal Code dened someone with a “grievous and irremediable” medical condition as having a “serious and incurable illness, disease or disability”; in an “advanced state of irreversible decline in capability”; and whose “natural death has become reasonably foresee-able.” e last was not a clinical, MAiD, or primarily criminal term but a civil term that raised confusion
uestioned the constitutionality of “reasonable foreseeability,”
While there has been relatively little litigation regarding abortion since the late s, that may not remain the case
Supreme Court’s Morgentaler ruling implies that any provincial attempt to eectively ban or severely restrict abortion will be considered ultra vires for trespassing into the federal criminal law power
he extent that physicians consider an abortion medically necessary in a physical, psychological, or emotional sense, the logic of Carter suggests that provinces must also make abortions reasonably accessible
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