#723 The High Cost Of Living
Madeline, a BC woman who describes herself as being on a “death clock”, is one of many Canadians facing that choice. And legislators are now pushing for a further expansion of MAiD - while disability supports remain unchanged.
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Right now there are people who are choosing medically assisted death, because they don’t have enough money to get the care they need to live with dignity.
Changes to Canada’s medical assistance in dying (MAiD), combined with lack of supports and poverty-level benefits for disabled and chronically ill people have resulted in people seeking assisted death because they can’t afford to live.
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