Title

Holding Refugees Hostage at Legal Aid Ontario

Document Type

News Article

Publication Date

6-19-2017

Abstract

Legal Aid Ontario is in a mess. In what should have been a good news story, LAO received new funding to enhance access to justice in recent years. Using this money, LAO created new programs and increased financial eligibility thresholds for existing programs. But LAO miscalculated demand for legal services and gave out more legal aid certificates than they could afford. The result: a deficit.

Publication Title

Slaw - Canada's online legal magazine