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Government assistance programs - Social assistance - Entitlement - Disabled persons - Appeals and judicial review

Thursday, September 08, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the petitioner from the dismissal of his petition for judicial review of the Chair’s decision declining to consider his appeal from the Ministry’s refusal of his request to reopen decisions made four years earlier. The appellant and his wife were in receipt of social assistance under various provincial statutory regimes from 1986 until November 10, 2010, when he turned 65 years of age. At that time, they began receiving federal income assistance. Beginning in September 2010, the appellant sought to have the Ministry designate...