Winnipeg Man Who Seeks Death, Not Disability, a ‘Sad’ Reality

A disabled rights advocate says a Winnipeg man who wants a physician-assisted death reflects a “bleak” societal attitude:”He would rather be dead than disabled.” “For me it’s sad that he would rather die than be in a wheelchair,” said Allen Mankewich, co-chair of the Manitoba League of Persons with Disabilities. “And many people would agree with him.”