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News releases and announcements issued by or regarding the Legal Services Society (LSS) are listed on this page. To find older releases, go to our Archive. To read media coverage of the Legal Services Society, see LSS in the news. For LSS speeches and presentations, see the Reports section.


New legal aid services aim to keep families together

December 6, 2018

We've opened Parents Legal Centres in Prince George, Smithers, Duncan and Campbell River

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New service for people with financial security issues

November 9, 2018

LSS will provide unbundled lawyer services for a trial period

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CBABC's Agenda for Justice Report Supports Legal Aid

November 7, 2018

The report recommends an increase in legal aid funding for family law issues and for Indigenous services.

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AG's incentive payment expected to increase local lawyers taking legal aid cases

October 31, 2018

LSS announces $500 for each family and child protection contract lawyers take in some areas of BC.

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Legal aid services are not equivalent to pro bono services

October 24, 2018

LSS responds to a proposal to make it mandatory for lawyers to provide some legal aid services for free.

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