2018

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


Legal aid now available to help children stay out of foster care

October 16, 2018

Sometimes a grandparent or other relative is willing to care for a child who is at risk of going into foster care.

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Attorney General announces review of legal aid service delivery

October 4, 2018

The review will examine effectiveness of current and potentially new models of service delivery

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LSS raises financial eligibility for people who need child protection services

September 27, 2018

Higher income cut-off will increase accessibility of legal aid for child protection cases

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New funding, new services

September 4, 2018

LSS has accomplished a lot so far with additional funding from the provincial government. Find out where the money is going.

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LSS announces new Parents Legal Centre locations

June 4, 2018

Parents Legal Centres for child protection matters will open in 7 new locations.

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Higher lawyer fees required to meet client needs

May 8, 2018

LSS releases briefing paper on inadequacy of lawyer compensation for legal aid work.

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Provincial budget delivers welcome news

February 22, 2018

There was good news for the Legal Services Society in the recent provincial government budget speech: the largest funding increase since 2002.

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