Yk woman loses legal-aid appeal for human rights complaint

by - September 7, 2017

An NWT Supreme Court judge has overturned a decision by an adjudicator and ruled that a physically-challenged Yellowknife woman is not entitled to legal aid. In written decision released Aug. 29 following a two-year hearing in April, judge Karan Shaner dismissed William McFetridge’s decision. The saga began in 2011, when Portman, an ex-employee with the…

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