April 3, 1998 (36th Parliament, 1st Session)


Alexa McDonough

New Democratic Party

Ms. Alexa McDonough (Halifax, NDP)

Mr. Speaker, the minister can repeat his mantra. He can continue to try to evade his responsibility but it does not change the facts.
Unlike this health minister, some provinces have had the courage to acknowledge that the proposed compensation package does not provide a satisfactory solution for tens of thousands of victims.
Is the minister now prepared to negotiate a new deal? Will he say yes to all victims by bringing more money to the table, or will he continue to say no to fair compensation for all hepatitis C victims?

Topic:   Oral Question Period
Subtopic:   Hepatitis C
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