From the August 1981 magazine.

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--A claim for compensation to a worker for job-related alcoholism has been filed here. The claim, first of its kind ever made to a workers compensation board in Canada, could lead to boards taking responsibility for treatment, rehabilitation, and wage replacement for many of Canada's estimated 750,000 alcoholics.

That, at least, is the hope of Craig Paterson, Vancouver...

-- Tim Padmore