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As euthanasia becomes legal across Canada, Senate debates amendments to Trudeau bill

With the Supreme Court deadline permitting assisted suicide and euthanasia passed with no law in place, eyes are on the Senate, which may fundamentally overhaul the Liberals' controversial euthanasia bill during third reading debate, expected to begin Wednesday afternoon.

So high the interest and so wide the divergence of opinions among senators on Bill C-14 that the Senate’s legal and constitutional affairs committee quickly wrapped up a clause-by-clause study Tuesday by deciding to forego proposing amendments.

Rather, any and all interested senators can put forward amendments at third reading.

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