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Canadian hospice loses funding for refusal to offer assisted suicide

March 02, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: Irene Thomas Hospice in British Colombia has forfeited $1.5 million in funding because it will not offer patients an option for physician-assisted suicide.

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  • Posted by: Brian01 - Mar. 03, 2020 7:15 PM ET USA

    The Irene Thomas OFFERED to receive LESS in order to be under the 50% fundingthreshold (DENIED) which the government used to seize the assets, going concern operation etc. The CWN article while possibly accurate is certainly misleading--there was no way the government was going to permit a hospice to be a hospice