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Amendments to MAID legislation

On March 17, 2021, amendments to the medical assistance in dying (MAID) provisions in the Criminal Code were enacted and are now in force. The amendments include several changes to the eligibility criteria and procedural safeguards.
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Ask a Lawyer: Refusal to wear a mask and mask exemption requests

As we continue to face a global pandemic, masks have become a part of our day-to-day life. Many Public Health agencies across Canada have mandated the use of masks or face coverings while indoors, in enclosed public spaces and in some outdoor spaces, in conjunction with proper social distancing. These restrictions vary by region and continue to expand. It is...
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Quality Documentation

The Canadian Nurses Protective Society (CNPS) frequently receives requests for information regarding documentation issues or concerns. Nurses working in all areas of patient care encounter issues related to documentation, whether in paper or electronic form. Quality documentation can be a nurseÔÇÖs best defence in the face of a complaint, claim or legal proceeding.
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