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Canada Announcing Assisted Suicide Law

Canada is announcing a new assisted-suicide law Thursday, more than a year after the country's Supreme Court struck down measures that banned euthanasia, declaring that outlawing it deprives people of the ability to die with dignity and autonomy. The highly-anticipated legislation, to be announced by Canada’s justice minister, will reveal who is eligible for physician-assisted suicide and under what circumstances. The measure will exclude mentally ill and psychiatric patients,...

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