Assisting Reproduction

It's almost one year since Canada's top court delivered a long-awaited decision on the Assisted Human Reproductive Act. Problem is, the decision has not cleared up any confusion on what is and isn't acceptable.

Regulating Reproduction

Last December, the Supreme Court of Canada delivered a long-awaited decision on the Assisted Human Reproductive Act - and left the practice and regulation of the fertility industry in even greater confusion. Can money be exchanged for surrogacy, human eggs or sperm? And who decides what is medically or ethically sound when it comes to the treatment of infertility?

Guests
Liberal MP, St. Paul's in Toronto
Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
Director, CReATe Fertility Centre
Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary

Alison Motluk: A Primer on Assisted Reproductive Technology

There is ongoing controversy behind assisted reproductive technology in Canada. Steve Paikin sits down with science journalist Alison Motluk for a primer on the issues.

Guests
Freelance Journalist