The Quebec Minister of Health and Social Services, Gaétan Barrette, released the Plan de développement 2015-2020 en soins palliatifs et de fin de vie - Pour une meilleure qualité de vie. (Source: Gouvernement du Québec)
Daniel Weinstock, Full Professor and James McGill Professor, Faculty of Law, McGill University. He is also director of the McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy.
His take is that palliative care and end-of-life, including physician-assisted dying, are best thought of as part of the same policy package.
His research explores the governance of certain types of liberal democracies, and the effects of religious and cultural diversity from an ethical perspective on the political and ethical philosophy of public policy.
He's available Nov. 18 in the morning for interviews.
danielweins [at] gmail [dot] com (English, French)