Withholding and withdrawing: the law is unsettled
The following are cases in which Canadian courts have found that the law remains unsettled as to whether healthcare providers have the authority to unilaterally withhold and/or withdraw potentially life-sustaining treatment:
- Sawatzky v Riverview Health Centre Inc.,  MJ No 506, 167 DLR (4th) 359 (QB).
- Sawatzky v Riverview Health Centre Inc.,  MJ No 574, 9 WWR 73 (QB).
- Jin (next friend of) v. Calgary Health Region, 2007 ABQB 593 (CanLII).
- Golubchuk v. Salvation Army Grace General Hospital et al., 2008 MBQB 49 (CanLII).