Articles about ‘disability benefits’

Manitoba based Charter challenge aims to bring change to disability payment claw-backs

  • March 28, 2022
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On March 21, 2022, The Winnipeg Free Press published an article outlining the Charter challenge that Mr. Paul Hutlet has launched with the assistance of bakerlaw. The article, “Disability payment program structures face constitutional challenge” can be found here (link). » Read the rest

Federal Court Decision, Berger v. Canada (Attorney General)

  • December 16, 2019
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On June 4, 2019, The Federal Court of Appeal released their decision emphasizing that the definition of disability under the Canada Pension Plan (“CPP”) is “highly restrictive,” and will not apply to all individuals who experience prolonged health challenges if “they are found to be capable regularly of pursuing a substantially gainful occupation.” » Read the rest

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