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Assisted-suicide activist Gloria Taylor dies from infection

October 6, 2012

Lead plaintiff who won Charter case for physician-assisted death passes away peacefully and painlessly globeandmail – British Columbia

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Gloria Taylor, the plaintiff in right-to-die case, passes away from infection

October 6, 2012

Gloria Taylor, the B.C. woman who won a personal exemption from Canada’s ban on doctor-assisted suicide, has died from an infection, according to the B.C. Civil Liberties Association. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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BCCLA: Woman who fought to change Canada’s law on assisted death, has passed away

October 6, 2012
BCCLA: Woman who fought to change Canada’s law on assisted death, has passed away

The BC Civil Liberties Association says Gloria Taylor, the 64 year-old Okanagan woman who fought to change Canada’s law on assisted dying, died yesterday.She was the Association’s lead plaintiff in its “death with dignity” lawsuit.BC Supreme Court had granted Taylor a personal exemption allowing her the right to seek a physician-assisted death.The Association says Taylor’s [...]

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Burns Lake sawmill manager wins major wrongful dismissal suit

July 27, 2012

A jury in Prince George, B.C., has awarded a plaintiff approximately $ 809,000 in damages over a wrongful dismissal. Included in that amount is the largest punitive damages award in an employment law case in Canadian history. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Right-to-die plaintiff Taylor taking it “one day at a time”

June 18, 2012
Right-to-die plaintiff Taylor taking it “one day at a time”

She says she was overcome with emotion… Right-to-die plaintiff Gloria Taylor is speaking to reporters today, after a BC Supreme Court ruling in favour of doctor-assisted suicide. Taylor, who suffers from A-L-S, Lou Gherig’s disease, appeared frail and emotional, as she thanked her family, friends and legal team. And ultimately the question was asked: with [...]

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