Claim: State-sanctioned euthanasia killed patients who could have recovered
TNC: 'Victims shared their stories about MaiD (Medical Assistance in Dying) at a press conference on Parliament Hill on Tuesday, hosted by Conservative Members of Parliament Michael Cooper and Michael Barrett.
'Erin Smith said she and her family lived the “horrible and traumatic experience of losing (their) father through MAiD.”
'Smith explained that her father contracted C. Diff (Clostridioides difficile) after being admitted to hospital after a fall. She said her father was then neglected, not given the proper medication and made to feel like he was a nuisance.
'While doctors had been planning for his discharge, Smith said a hospital staff member suggested to him that he would qualify for MAiD....'