'I can still clearly hear his screams': Medically assisted dying access questioned

Jan Lackie says her 84-year-old father suffered excruciating pain on his last day of life despite his pleas for a medically assisted death and new legislation giving him the right to die.

“I can still clearly hear his screams,” the Calgary resident says of her father, Ian Shearer, who was writhing in agony in the back of an ambulance as it carried him away from a hospital that refused to help end his life.

“I can still clearly hear his screams,” the Calgary resident says of her father, Ian Shearer, who was writhing in agony in the back of an ambulance as it carried him away from a hospital that refused to help end his life.

Kate Adach reports

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