The Canadian Press

1999-11-02 | Alberta Sterilization

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Alberta apologized to victims of forced sterilization and settled nearly all the remaining claims against the province with an 82-million-dollar package. The 250 sterilization victims covered by the settlement were to each receive roughly 325-thousand dollars. On Nov. 2, Justice Minister David Hancock also issued a statement of "profound regret" to the 28-hundred men and women sterilized between 1928 and 1972 because they were deemed to be "mental defectives."

Date: 1999-11-02
Placeline: EDMONTON, Alberta.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 9 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << money will never compensate a statement of regret will never compensate but I hope now that we can close this chapter the sad chapter in Alberta's history and move on >>