Bob Bromley, MLA for Weledeh NWT: What is being done to ensure cheques are no longer issued late?
"...Bromley said that he raised this issue in 2010 and was told that the problem would be fixed.
These instances should never deny destitute people of their income support cheques, said Bromley.
Bromley said that he hopes this problem never happens again, but if it does he would like ECE to re-imburse clients and incur late fines as a result of income support cheques being issues late.
Lafferty did not commit to this, answering instead that there are often issues with missing documents, which is a shared responsibility between workers and clients...."