LSS in the news

News items about the Legal Services Society or concerning legal aid in BC are listed on this page. To find older news items, go to our Archive.

Prince George Citizen
December 11, 2018
New Parents Legal Centre aims to keep Indigenous families together

Vancouver Sun
December 10, 2018
Ian Mulgrew: Ukraine turns to BC for legal aid

My Bulkley Lakes Now
December 5, 2018
Helping Indigenous Families Stay Together

Times Colonist
November 30, 2018
Legal-aid just a start, attorney general says

The Tyee
November 22, 2018
Legal Centres Level the Playing Field for Parents Fighting to Keep their Children

Vancouver Sun
May 22, 2018
Ian Mulgrew: Legal Aid broadsides government on funding

Vancouver Sun
February 22, 2018
Ian Mulgrew: Legal aid boost in eye of beholder

Vancouver Sun
January 7, 2018
Ian Mulgrew: Stretched legal aid living on hope in BC

Vancouver Sun
December 6, 2017
Opinion: BC Legal Aid in dire need of government funding

Times Colonist
November 10, 2017
Cash injection spares refugees from losing legal aid -- for now

Vancouver Sun
August 14, 2017
Q&A with BC's new attorney general David Eby

Vancouver Metro
July 26, 2017
Refugees' legal aid extended 3 months after funding injection

Vancouver Sun
July 25, 2017
Ian Mulgrew: Efforts to reduce numbers of Aboriginals in jail failing badly

Roundhouse Radio
July 17, 2017
Interview with LSS CEO Mark Benton on Evenings with Kirk LaPointe

Times Colonist
July 9, 2017
Legal aid cuts put refugees claimants, immigrants at risk, experts say

Vancouver Sun
June 26, 2017
Ian Mulgrew: Legal aid for refugees in BC being cut Aug. 1

Vancouver Sun
May 11, 2017
Ian Mulgrew: BC legal aid challenge may hurt those it aims to help

Vancouver Sun
April 27, 2017
Ian Mulgrew: Vunerable mothers fleeing violence sue over legal aid

Vancouver Metro
April 27, 2017
'I'm tired of being a victim': Woman sues BC over legal aid ordeal

CTV News
March 13, 2017
'We really don't want to go back': Family caught crossing border now in legal limbo

Vancouver Sun
March 7, 2017
Ian Mulgrew: BC Law Society's better late-than-never legal aid vision

Vancouver Sun
April 13, 2016
Ian Mulgrew: Legal self-help finally arriving in BC

Vancouver Sun
April 5, 2016
Ian Mulgrew: Pilot legal aid project supporting families

Tri-Cities Now
April 10, 2015
PoCo courthouse site of new legal aid pilot project

Times Colonist
March 27, 2015
BC introduces new legal centre for parents in child protection system

Prince George Citizen
February 4, 2015
Legal Services Society backs judge