Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Prairie Audio 11:10 AM MT

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PR02 - (Mba-Organ-Donations)

WINNIPEG. x-12s. An attempt to change how Manitoba handle organ donations has failed. Independent legislature member Steven Fletcher introduced a bill last spring that would have assumed people were organ donors unless they specifically registered their desire not to be. Fletcher, who has been paralysed from the neck down since a highway crash in 1996, told the legislature he almost died and had not signed his donor card.

("...doing nothing.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

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TAG: Fletcher's bill was rejected by the Progressive Conservative government, which says it will instead focus on education campaigns to increase the number of organ donors.

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PR01 - (Mba-Organ-Donation)

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