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Assisted suicide in Canada: Share your stories of how it has affected your life

Categories: Canada, Community, Health

Harriet Scott tells CBC reporter Duncan McCue her story in our Last Right series. (CBC)

Assisted suicide is illegal in Canada, but that hasn't stopped decades of people from debating whether it's the right choice for this country.

Should Canadians with terminal illnesses be given the right to choose death if they wish? What are those last years, or even days like for those people and their families?

The CBC has covered the right-to-die debate for more than 30 years. Part two of a special series on the issue, called Last Right, airs tonight on The National on CBC News Network at 9 p.m. ET.

We recently followed several terminally ill Canadians as they fought for the right to control how they die. Their intimate stories, told by CBC reporter Duncan McCue, provide a window into the struggles of ordinary Canadians looking for a peaceful end to their lives.

Now we want to hear from you.

Has assisted suicide ever touched your life? We want to hear your stories about this controversial yet deeply personal topic that hits home for so many Canadians. Send us an email to

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