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Frank G. Tanner’s Posts

Advance Medical Directives and Medically Assisted Death

As many readers may know, it is common to include in one’s Ontario prepared Power of Attorney for Personal Care (“PA PC”) an Advance Medical Directive, sometimes called a Living Will, indicating what medical treatment one wants or does not want at end-of-life and when one is not competent to make such decisions oneself.

The Medical Directive (“Directive”) can vary in detail from a list of numerous medical procedures that the individual wants or does not want at end-of-life, to …

Transport Canada, UAVs and Grocery Delivery?

Transport Canada (“Transport”) is in the process of drafting new Regulations that will apply to drones or unmanned air vehicles (“UAVs”). I was approached by an international insurance firm in the spring of 2014 for direction relating to the air regulations dealing with UAVs. I could only surmise the device would be used in surveillance of claimants alleging, for example, total disability, but who may be out cutting their back yard lawn. Currently Canadian air regulations and practice require a …


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