Mr. Maurice Vellacott (Wanuskewin, Ref.)
Mr. Speaker, the health minister says he does not want the government's approach to compensation to set a legal precedent.
It is possible for the government to compensate hepatitis C victims infected before 1986 without admitting legal liability. To use a legal term, it can simply compensate ex gratia, out of grace.
Why is he inventing a doomsday scenario in order to avoid across the board compensation?
Subtopic: Hepatitis C