veritas-truth statue Supreme Court of Canada 1992: Sue Rodriguez seeks legal right to assisted suicide

February 6,2015: The Supreme Court of Canada overturns the country's law against doctor-assisted suicide. More than two decades earlier, Victoria mother Sue Rodriguez sought the right for help in ending her life when the suffering from ALS became unbearable.

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Journalist, based in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Working for CBC Radio's award-winning On The Island morning show.