In an effort to address spousal homicide, some provinces have taken a prevention approach by examining past domestic violence cases in the hopes of making recommendations to the chief coroner. These advisory committees, known as “death panels,” aim to identify the trends and conditions that lead to death, and how to prevent domestic violence.
New Brunswick reviews domestic violence deaths. CBC News. February 17, 2010
Time to act on domestic violence: watchdog. Dirk Meissner, Victoria, Canadian Press. June 2, 2010