JFCY submissions: Assisted Dying Bill C-14

2 May, 2016 Submissions regarding Bill C-14 “An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in dying)” Justice for Children and Youth (JFCY) is a child and youth rights organization, and a specialty legal clinic funded primarily by Legal Aid Ontario.  For more than thirty-five years,…

Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care et al v Canada [Refugee Health Care]

JFCY was a public interest applicant to a court challenge to the 2012 cuts in Refugee Healthcare by the Government of Canada. The other public interest applicants were the Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care, The Canada Refugee Lawyers Association and there were two indivually affected applicants. Summary prepared by the Federal Court of Canada: This…