Stephen Raynes Celebrates With Thalidomide Survivors and Task Force

In 2013, Stephen Raynes embarked on a pro bono campaign to secure from the Canadian Government financial support for Canadian Thalidomide victims. Stephen assembled and led a Task Force to wage a moral campaign against the Canadian Government.

In May 2015, the Canadian Government announced a $180 million Fund, with every one of the 94 survivors receiving an immediate $125,000 tax free government grant plus annual life-time payments.

The survivors recently honored the backroom players for their roles in what resulted in a unanimous Parliamentary vote on compensation.

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Read more about Stephen’s pro bono work on this campaign.