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Illustration: Kaitlin O'Toole

‘Death with dignity’ has become a global euphemism

Should we have the right to die? That will be debated at the next Visionary Conversations on April 30.

Harvey Max Chochinov, Canada Research Chair in Palliative Care, in the Faculty of Medicine will be one of the speakers, and in July of last year he wrote an essay for the journal Nature on this topic. He is a Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry at the U of M and Director of the Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, CancerCare Manitoba.

Here are some of his thoughts from his July 2013 essay.

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