Jun 20 2012
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Thursday June 21 and Monday June 25 on People First Radio…
This week on People First Radio…Thursdays at noon (live) and Mondays at noon (rebroadcast)–or click the links below to listen on demand. Read our current weekly ENEWS in PDF here.
Right-to-die ruling seen as a civil liberties victory
Gloria Taylor is given the right to physician-assisted suicide but observers expect Conservatives will challenge ruling
We speak with Russel Ogden, a sociologist at Kwantlen Polytechnic University and researcher into the issues associated with assisted suicide. (NOTE: This interview has been postponed until Thursday June 28)
Image of Gloria Taylor by Phylicia Torrevillas/metronews.ca
Brain injuries lead to permanent life changes
It is estimated that thousands of Canadians incur a traumatic brain injury each year—the majority being young adults
We speak with Mark Busby, executive director of Nanaimo Brain Injury Society, and with Tony Van-Biert, who is marking ten years as a brain injury survivor.
A cross-border partnership to end stigma
NoStigmas raises awareness to erase the stigmas of suicide and mental illness by sharing stories of hope and inspiration
We speak with Jake Moore, of NoStigmas U.S., and with Ray Folkins, of NoStigmas Canada.
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