Ottawa spent $110K in legal fees fighting First Nations girl over $6K dental procedure

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Health Minister Jane Philpott dicusses the high cost of pharmaceuticals during a speech to the Economic Club of Canada in Ottawa, Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

The federal Liberal government spent more than $110,000 fighting a First Nations girl in court in an attempt to block payment for orthodontic treatment, according to documents released under access to information.