Widow of man denied a liver transplant because he was addicted to alcohol is fighting the policy
Mark Selkirk died in Ontario after being denied a liver transplant. He was told he was not eligible until he had been sober for six months. His wife believes that abstinence policy contravenes the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and says her husband had a disease and should have been treated promptly. You can listen to her interview with Carol Off on CBC's As it Happens.