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Loneliness and Social Isolation
REPORT June 29th

This backgrounder is intended to provide context for Cardus’s focus on loneliness and social isolation. Cardus research is intended not only to raise awareness and provide insight into a particular area of public life, but also to stimulate action and behavioural changes that have a positive impact on social flourishing.

Canada considering loosening euthanasia restrictions
REPORT March 31st

"Canada is considering loosening its laws on euthanasia to make it them among the most relaxed restrictions in the world," reports the Telegraph.

"'Bill C-7 is unbalanced with its heavy emphasis on expanded access to medical aid in dying (MAiD) without an equal measure of concern for improved guidelines and safeguards,' said Ray Pennings, Cardus executive vice-president."

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