Can a claimant who has failed to provide income tax returns, other specific evidence of her financial circumstances, or evidence that her health disabled her from working, prove need?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Gould v. Royal Trust Corp. of Canada, 2009 BCSC 1528 (CanLII):

In Waldman v. Blumes, 2009 BCSC 1012, at para. 75, the court held that a claimant who had failed to provide income tax returns, other specific evidence of her financial circumstances, or evidence that her health disabled her from working had not satisfied the onus upon her to prove need.

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