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“As a long-time supporter of the policies advanced by the New Democratic Party with respect to helping Indigenous peoples, women, minorities, children, and those citizens living below the poverty line, I had believed that upon the NDP forming government, steps and actions with respect to the proper funding of Legal Aid would occur,” he wrote in the letter obtained by Postmedia.

“Unfortunately, to date that has not happened.”

Legal aid lawyers complain they are among the poorest paid in the country, and services are threadbare with the government contributing little more than it did a generation ago, roughly $90 million a year. 


Plecas's plea for funding top-up deferred by puzzled politicos

and Value Capture” tax. Already among Canada’s highest property taxes, Vancouver mulls an intrusive new way to raise them further still