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Judge tells rights board to reconsider social assistance 'special diet' case

CJME Wednesday, 11 January 2017
*By The Canadian Press*

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia judge has ruled the human rights commission unreasonably dismissed a discrimination claim by five social assistance recipients who complain the province hasn't increased the maximum special diet allowance since 1996.

Judge James Chipman has sent the case back to the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission for reconsideration in "accordance with the principles of fairness and transparency" and without a new investigation.

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