The controversial question of assisted dying was first raised in Quebec more than four years ago.
And before that there were rumblings of euthanasia in the country but Ottawa ignored this.
After numerous discussions, public hearings and media and public campaigns, Quebec, Canada’s second largest province, is ready to lead the way.
Euthanasia and assisted suicide are illegal in Canada.
And the federal government has repeatedly stressed it has no plans to change those laws.
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