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News releases and announcements issued by or regarding Legal Aid BC are listed on this page. To find older releases, go to our Archive. To read media coverage about us, see Legal Aid BC in the news. For our speeches and presentations, see the Reports section.

Parents Legal Centre Vancouver celebrates five years of service

February 26, 2020
Legal Aid BC’s Parents Legal Centre (PLC) in Vancouver marked its fifth anniversary of helping families and children on February 23, 2020.

Legal aid services back to normal after one-day walkout

November 4, 2019
Legal Aid BC resumes regular service levels following one-day walkout by staff lawyers last week.

Union representing Legal Aid BC staff lawyers serves strike notice

October 29, 2019
Legal Aid BC has received 72-hour strike notice from the Professional Employees Association, the association representing the organization's 28 staff lawyers.

Attorney General's announcement of rate increase for legal aid lawyers is welcome news

October 15, 2019
The Legal Services Society is pleased that the lawyers who do legal aid will be better paid, creating stability for clients

Parents Legal Centre in Smithers: "A Game Changer"

October 1, 2019
Transition House thanks new Parents Legal Centre in Smithers for being there to help vulnerable mothers.