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Canada Summer Jobs Program: deVeber Responds

2018-02-07T23:57:12+00:00

Upholding the right to have a conscience must also mean upholding the right to exercise that conscience. There has been a considerable amount of attention drawn to the federal government’s insistence that all organizations applying for the Canada Summer Jobs program agree with the Liberal government’s policies on reproductive rights, specifically, abortion. The Canada Summer [...]

Canada Summer Jobs Program: deVeber Responds 2018-02-07T23:57:12+00:00

Letters From a Bioethics Student in Belgium: Meet Simon Czajkowski

2018-01-09T16:46:32+00:00

Simon Czajkowski is currently pursuing a Masters degree in bioethics at the Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven), in Leuven, Belgium. Simon has agreed to be a correspondent for the deVeber Institute and share with us his research, experience and insights on bio-ethical issues in Belgium and here in Canada.   Introduction As per my ongoing email correspondence [...]

Letters From a Bioethics Student in Belgium: Meet Simon Czajkowski 2018-01-09T16:46:32+00:00

Ireland’s stellar record in reducing maternal and infant mortality

2017-12-21T17:04:39+00:00

Ireland’s stellar record in reducing maternal and infant mortality By Ian Gentles, Vice-President, deVeber Institute for Bioethics, Toronto Ireland is currently considering the removal of its constitutional ban on induced abortion. An argument frequently heard for making this momentous change is that it would eliminate the horrendous consequences of illegal or ‘back street’ abortions. We [...]

Ireland’s stellar record in reducing maternal and infant mortality 2017-12-21T17:04:39+00:00

November dNews

2017-12-05T16:01:11+00:00

Annual public lecture a success! ​On November 14th the Institute hosted our annual public lecture, featuring keynote speaker Dr. Christina Lamb (RN, PhD). Dr. Lamb spoke on the topic of "Conscience and conscientious objection for nurses and other health care professionals: Advancing a way forward for education and practice". The University of Toronto venue was [...]

November dNews 2017-12-05T16:01:11+00:00