GNWT ordered to pay up after voucher program ruled discriminatory

by Brendan Burke - July 13, 2018

The Government of the Northwest Territories has been ordered to pay $15,000 to three NWT residents after a human rights adjudicator ruled its income assistance food voucher program was discriminatory. Last year, a Tuktoyaktuk woman filed a human rights complaint claiming the territory’s method of delivering income assistance through food vouchers – not cash or…

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