Social Development Policy - Rate Increases

On October 26, 2017, the Nisg̱a’a Lisims Government Executive through resolution 2017/84 amended the Nisg̱a’a Social Development Policy to approve the following rate increases:

  1. Disability Level 2 increase effective April 01, 2017 (retroactive) in the following amounts:

  • $50 for single files

  • $100 for files where both adults on the file are either DBL II or over 60 years of age

      2. All Social Assistance files effective October 01, 2017 in the following amount:

  • $100 for all files in all categories

Disability Level 2 clients who will receive the increases retroactive to April 01, 2017 can expect payments to be ready at their respective Nisg̱a’a Village Government Social Development departments by Friday November 10, 2017.

To review the amended Nisg̱a’a Social Development Policy, go here:

Social Development clients are also invited to attend information sessions taking place in each Nisg̱a’a Village between November 6 – 9, 2017.  To check the schedule, time and location for each session, go here:

For further information, contact NLG Social Development Policy Analyst Rachel Robinson at 250 633 3000.

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