CBABC Agenda for Justice 2021 Offers Roadmap for BC Government Action
February 17, 2021 10:30 ET | Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch released Agenda for Justice 2021, a roadmap for action to improve BC’s justice system...
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Legal aid staff lawyers still without fair agreement, announce work-to-rule
November 21, 2019 11:00 ET | Professional Employees Association
VICTORIA, British Columbia, Nov. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Starting tomorrow, the Legal Services Society (LSS) staff lawyers are taking work-to-rule job action. All legal aid centres will remain...
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Staff lawyers at the Legal Services Society have voted to strike
October 16, 2019 13:00 ET | Professional Employees Association
VICTORIA, British Columbia, Oct. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Staff lawyers from The Legal Services Society (LSS), who service Legal Aid centres across BC, voted 100 per cent in favour of strike...
Dentsu Aegis Network and Pro Bono Net Offer Access to Justice for Survivors of Natural Disasters
July 30, 2019 09:00 ET | Dentsu Aegis Network
NEW YORK, NY, July 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In the midst of hurricane season, a new two-part media campaign will aim to help underserved communities impacted by natural disasters secure the...
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Injured Workers Call to Stop the Cuts to Legal Aid
July 11, 2019 08:00 ET | Injured Workers Community Legal Clinic
BARRIE, Ontario, July 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Injured workers and their supporters are holding an action at noon outside the constituency office of new Attorney General Doug Downey, to demand...
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Community Legal Clinics Appealing to Attorney General Doug Downey to immediately restore funding
July 08, 2019 08:00 ET | Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario
TORONTO, July 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Provincial Government’s cuts to legal aid funding have resulted in layoffs of frontline staff who provide crucial legal support to the most marginalized...
Community Legal Clinic Launches Formal Appeal of Legal Aid Ontario’s Decision to Cut Funding
June 24, 2019 13:33 ET | Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic
TORONTO, June 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (CSALC) announced today that it will file a formal appeal to Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) regarding its decision...
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Legal Aid cuts will reduce services to injured workers
June 14, 2019 14:29 ET | Injured Workers Community Legal Clinic
TORONTO, June 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On June 12th Injured Workers Community Legal Clinic was informed that our clinic’s budget was reduced by 22% retroactive to April 1st.  As one of the...
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The Association of Community Legal Clinics of Ontario calls on government to rescind cuts to legal aid
April 29, 2019 18:00 ET | ACLCO
TORONTO, April 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Association of Community Legal Clinics of Ontario (ACLCO) is extremely concerned about announced funding cuts to Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) and urges the...
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Injured Workers Call to Stop the Cuts to Legal Aid
April 18, 2019 15:02 ET | Injured Workers’ Consultants
TORONTO, April 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ontario Network of Injured Workers Groups (ONIWG) is raising the alarm bells over the 30 percent cut to Legal Aid Ontario contained in last week’s...