Thalidomide survivors accuse federal minister of saying their deaths would be good for the government

By Jonathon Van Maren I actually missed this story from last month—and if it is true, it is pretty appalling. Apparently, a number of thalidomide survivors met with Kent Hehr, the federal minister for persons with disabilities, on October 19–and he took the opportunity to make some truly ugly remarks (which he either flatly denies…