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Atlantic Canadian governments offering little data about assisted death

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HALIFAX - It is very difficult to determine how many people are seeking — and getting — medically assisted deaths in Atlantic Canada, an advocate says. Sheila Sperry, spokeswoman for the Nova Scotia chapter of Dying with Dignity Canada, said she's aware of two people in long-term care facilities
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