Hilary Young, a professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa, in a Letter to the Editor of the Ottawa Citizen refutes the many times (mis)used argument of “slippery slope”.
She finds it unfortunate that the Bloc Québécois private member’s Bill C-384 never had much of a chance. It was defeated following second reading and never made it to committee. “This is unfortunate, because it is time that Parliament gave serious thought to enacting assisted suicide legislation”. The full text of the letter can be read here.