J.S. v. Nunavut (Minister of Health and Social Services), 2006 NUCJ 20

JudgeBrowne, J.
CourtNunavut Court of Justice (Canada)
Case DateMay 24, 2006
JurisdictionNunavut
Citations2006 NUCJ 20;[2006] Nunavut Cases 20 (CJ)

J.S. v. Nunavut, [2006] Nunavut Cases 20 (CJ)

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Temp. Cite: [2006] Nunavut Cases TBEd. NO.010

J.S. (applicant) v. Minister of Health and Social Services, Government of Nunavut (respondent)

(08-05-0547-CHL; 2006 NUCJ 20)

Indexed As: J.S. v. Nunavut (Minister of Health and Social Services)

Nunavut Court of Justice

Iqaluit

Browne, J.

November 3, 2006.

Summary:

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Editor's Note: Certain names in the following case have been initialized or the case otherwise edited to prevent the disclosure of identities where required by law, publication ban, Maritime Law Book's editorial policy or otherwise.

Civil Rights - Topic 929

Discrimination - Government programs - On the basis of age - See paragraphs 1 to 53.

Civil Rights - Topic 938

Discrimination - Government programs - Health and social services - See paragraphs 1 to 53.

Courts - Topic 2286

Jurisdiction - Bars - Academic matters or moot issues - See paragraphs 28 to 35.

Counsel:

Chris Debicki, for the applicant;

Sheila MacPherson, for the respondent.

This application was heard on May 24, 2006, by Browne, J., of the Nunavut Court of Justice, who released the following judgment on November 3, 2006.

Please note: The following judgment has not been edited.

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  • Duty to provide.
    • Canada
    • LawNow Vol. 31 Nbr. 4, March 2007
    • March 1, 2007
    ...do." The Government of Nunavut has announced that it will appeal the ruling. S.(J) v. Nunavut (Minister of Health and Social Services) 2006 NUCJ 20 S.(J) v. Nunavut (Minister of Health and Social Services) 2006 NUCJ 20 ...
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    • Canada
    • Nunavut Nunavut Court of Justice (Canada)
    • April 7, 2011
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  • Duty to provide.
    • Canada
    • LawNow Vol. 31 Nbr. 4, March 2007
    • March 1, 2007
    ...The Government of Nunavut has announced that it will appeal the ruling. S.(J) v. Nunavut (Minister of Health and Social Services) 2006 NUCJ 20 The Government of Nunavut has announced that it will appeal the ruling. S.(J) v. Nunavut (Minister of Health and Social Services) 2006 NUCJ 20 ...

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