Many of our Ambassadors know that I support a person's right to make his/her own decision about whether life is worth living (with certain safeguards built into the law to avoid its misuse). Some of you may recall that the General Counsel from Final Exit Network spoke to us on this subject at our October 2015 afternoon meeting.
According to the news story below, legislation was expected to be introduced on 4/14/16 in the Canadian Parliament for consideration and debate so that a vote could be taken before the June deadline set by the Canadian Supreme Court (which ruled in 2015 that it was unconstitutional to ban a physician from helping a mentally competent patient to die under certain circumstances (and the Court put the onus on Parliament to come up with the "circumstances").
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau supports legislation allowing physician-aided-dying and said that his father (former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau) who died in 2000 from prostate cancer and Parkinson's disease wanted to die sooner than he did and would have taken the option for physician-aided-dying if he had had that option.
Here's a link to a recent news article about this matter: