Most Canadians support medical assistance in dying. So why is it considered controversial?

In my role as CEO of Dying With Dignity, I take pride in advocating for end-of-life rights and have learned that Canadians overwhelmingly back MAID
Zelensky places his hand on his chest as he listens to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau deliver opening remarks before addressing the Canadian parliament, March 15, 2022 in Ottawa. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press)

Volodymyr Zelensky’s Parliament speech makes waves

Politics Insider for Mar. 16: Pundits react to Zelensky’s Parliament appearance; Putin bans a slew of prominent Canadians from entering Russia; Candice Bergen pushes Erin O’Toole to move out
Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly (left) and Sport Minister Pascale St-Onge look on as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces Canada will join a diplomatic boycott of the Winter Games in China following caucus, Wednesday, December 8, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canada won’t send diplomats to the Beijing Olympics

Politics Insider for Dec 9, 2021: Olympic choices; Canada’s diplomatic future; and Jagmeet Singh’s difficult position
Parliament Hill's Centre Block in Ottawa on Nov. 22, 2021. (Sean Kilpatrick/Canadian Press)

Parliament returns; and Gov. Gen. Mary Simon delivers her first throne speech

Politics Insider for Nov. 23, 2021: A Speaker is picked; David Suzuki makes a controversial speech; and jailed journalists are freed
Maryland National Guard members stand guard around the Russell Senate Office Building a day after a pro-Trump mob broke into the U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 07, 2021 (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

The attack on the Capitol and how to protect ’the home of the people’

Former Sergeant-at-arms Kevin Vickers talks to Marie-Danielle Smith about the difficult balance between security and openness, and the dangers of building walls
Trudeau arrives on Parliament Hill on Oct. 19, 2020, following a week-long break for the House of Commons (CP/Sean Kilpatrick)

Justin Trudeau, wondering what he has to lose

Paul Wells: Why is the PM staring down the opposition with an election threat? Maybe because as far as he’s concerned, Parliament sucks.
Gould holds a press conference via videoconference on Parliament Hill on Aug. 6, 2020 (CP/Sean Kilpatrick)

The push for a new kind of (virtual) Parliament

Does Parliament really need to be all in-person? ’The pandemic has shown us that there are different ways of working,’ says cabinet minister Karina Gould.

What the NDP is doing for Canadians

Tom Parkin: The party has never been more relevant as it pushes the government in its pandemic responses. What have the Conservatives done lately?
Singh speaks during the COVID-19 Pandemic Committee in the House of Commons on May 27, 2020 (Sean Kilpatrick/CP)

The end of the NDP

Andrew MacDougall: By facilitating Justin Trudeau’s shutdown of Parliament, the NDP has written itself out of relevance. It could have done so much more.
Scheer speaks during a news conference in Ottawa on April 20, 2020 (CP/Adrian Wyld)

The case for accountability, brought to you by the Conservatives

Andrew MacDougall: While the PM offers talking points from his driveway, the onus is on the opposition to make the case for proper scrutiny via Parliament