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Canada’s Impending Implementation of the End-Of-Life Legislation and its Impact on Palliative Care Programs

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In Canada, between 2005 and 2036, the demographic group of Canadian citizens aged 65 years and older is projected to increase by up to 25%, and the number of deaths by 65%. Until recently, there has been an apathetic political response in regards to the topic of end-of-life. By February 5, 2016, assisted dying and suicide (also referred to as ...

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