The Canadian Press

1998-03-11 | Alberta-Sterilization-Law

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The Alberta government was forced to abandon its bill to limit compensation to victims of forced sterilization after it had announced on Mar. 11 that it would use the notwithstanding clause to prevent the legislation from being challenged. The move sparked a public outcry that caused it to kill Bill 26. Ken Nelson, who was sterilized in 1960 when he was a mental patient, called the legislation a slap in the face.

Date: 1998-03-11
Placeline: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 13 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << lawmakers are lawbreakers I think to bring nearer should resign do you think you deserve we have no right >>

Clip ID: 19980311CPCN001