- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Children’s homes not required to obtain pharmacy licenses, court holds
- Explanation for refusal to reinstate license not required, court says
- Though hearsay, script for pharmacist’s fraudulent calls held acceptable evidence in revocation proceeding
- Licensee’s age and threat to his practice held to justify stay of suspension
- Board members’ exposure to facts in proposed consent order not sufficient to show bias
Assisted deaths became legal in Canada last year, but this year the Manitoban legislature has made it clear that any doctor who conscientiously objects to aiding a patient's medically assisted death cannot be penalized for their decision. While many welcome the added protection for doctors, others worry that the change limits the rights of patients seeking this newly legalized procedure. NDP critic Andrew Swan states, “if we’re not providing that access to assisted death, then we’re really not providing that right to Manitobans.”
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