Cabinet puts road to Whati over men’s healing program, says Yellowknife MLA – CBC

Nov 04, 2016 6

‘I am never going to be happy when the government decides to invest in roads rather than people’

Yellowknife Centre MLA Julie Green says N.W.T. cabinet prefers high-priced road projects over funding solutions to family violence, as the future of a men’s healing program for domestic violence is still up in the air.

Funding for the healing program, A New Day, is set to expire on Dec. 31. Regular MLAs have been asking cabinet members to commit another year of funding to the program.

The program provides free, culturally appropriate, individual and group counseling to men who struggle with anger or have used abuse in their relationships.

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