The Canadian Press

1998-11-23 | Hepatitis-C-Payout

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Ontario announced it was unilaterally giving Hepatitis C victims not covered by federal compensation at least 10-thousand dollars each. Provincial Heath Minister Elizabeth Witmer said the move recognizes "the real human toll" of the tainted blood tragedy and added Ontario could not wait any longer for Ottawa to get on board and help those infected before 1986 or after 1990.

Date: 1998-11-23
Placeline: Toronto, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 13 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << that there needed to be a recognition of the suffering of all of the victims and all victims needed to be treated fairly equitably and with compassion >>

Clip ID: 19981123CPCN004