Thursday March 17, 2016
Remembering Leilani Muir
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- St John's business man Emad Rizkalla on why Newfoundland must diversify its economy
- Turkish professor fears jail after three academics behind bars for petition
- Remembering Leilani Muir
- Full Episode
Leilani Muir was an advocate for sterilization victims and a champion for the rights of people with disabilities.
Muir was sterilized at the age of 14 without her knowledge, after failing an IQ test. When she successfully sued the provincial government over her sterilization, she paved the way for compensation for more than 700 victims.
Muir passed away in Alberta this week, she was 71.
Listen to her conversation with Anna Maria Tremonti from November, 2011.