NWT MLA pushes to close organ donation loophole

The decision to donate a loved one’s organs after they have passed is often an emotional one.

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The decision to donate a loved one’s organs after they have passed is often an emotional one.

Legislation in the Northwest Territories makes those decisions harder because it gives families a veto over organ donation even if it is against the wishes of a deceased patient.

APTN’s Wayne Rivers has this story.

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