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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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