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Friday, December 08, 2017 @ 8:31 AM  

Appeal by Stadler from a decision by the Social Services Appeal Board (Board), in which the Board held it lacked jurisdiction to determine Charter issues in relation to Stadler’s appeal of a decision made by the Director of the Employment and Income Assistance Program (Director). Stadler received income assistance as a result of a disability. He was advised by the Director that he had an obligation to make reasonable efforts to seek out all sources of income, including applying for pension benefits under the Canada Pension...