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Manitoba Debates Switching to Presumed Consent System for Organ Donation

By Kaitlyn Schaeffer
“Manitoba has an organ and tissue donor crisis,” explains the spokesperson for Manitobians for Presumed Consent. “The demand for organ and tissues far exceeds the availability. To make matters worse, the demand for organs is expected to drastically rise in the decades ahead. Manitoba has the worst organ donation rate in Canada, and Canada has one of the worst organ donation rates in the entire western world.”
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