Results for - 2 In 3 Canadians Support Increased Access To Assisted Dying, Poll Suggests

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A new poll suggests months of controversy has not dampened Canadians’ strong support for expanding access to medical support in dying. Sixty-nine per cent of respondents to the Ipsos web-based poll, commissioned by the advocacy group Dying with Dignity Canada, favoured removing the provision that allows assisted dying only for people whose natural deaths are “reasonably foreseeable.”

1. Do you agree with assisted suicide/dying?

Yes
72%
711 votes
No
28%
277 votes

2. Do you agree with removing the provision that allows assisted dying only for people whose natural deaths are "reasonably foreseeable"? This means it would expand access to intolerably suffering people who are not nearing the natural end of their lives

Yes
51%
505 votes
No
20%
194 votes
Undecided
29%
289 votes

3. Sixty-five per cent of respondents to the Ipsos poll supported expanding access to assisted dying for people suffering solely from mental illnesses. Do you agree with this?

Yes
37%
368 votes
No
29%
284 votes
Undecided
34%
336 votes
03/05/2021 Health & Fitness 988 23 By: Tellwut
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