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DISCRIMINATION - Mental or physical disability - Government benefits and services

Friday, March 16, 2018 @ 8:39 AM  

Appeal by King, the complainant, from a judicial review decision quashing a Human Rights Panel finding of discrimination related to the services available to the public on the ground of disability. A Human Rights Panel had determined that the Government of Prince Edward Island’s Disability Support Program (DSP) discriminated against persons who were disabled as a result of mental illness. The Panel found that the exclusion of the complainant from applying for and receiving adult disability services and benefits under the program amounted to discrimination. The...