P.E.I. human rights discrimination hearing wraps up

CBC News| January 15, 2016

Millie King alleges the provincial government is discriminating against her 24-year-old daughter, who has schizophrenia. King was denied help for her daughter through the province’s disability support program — help she said was needed to pay for supported housing, where she could have some help and supervision.

Friday, the panel of three human rights commissioners heard again that the program isn’t available for people with mental illnesses, only those with physical or intellectual disabilities. 

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Bob Creed

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