Submission Re: Adequate Funding for Legal Aid

In our 2011 submissions to BC’s Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services, we again called on the province to invest in legal aid, highlighting the fact that while inadequate legal aid affects us all, the lack of legal Read More

Submission Re: Funding for Legal Aid Services

In our 2010 submissions to BC’s Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services, we highlighted the importance of investing in legal aid in the province, noting that underfunding legal aid damages our economy, is detrimental to the health and Read More

Submission Re: Research on Workplace Dispute Resolution

When the BC Law Institute was asked by government conduct research and analysis on new workplace dispute resolution mechanisms for BC, we shared our concerns regarding the possibility of a workplace “super-tribunal” and the abolishment of the BC Human Read More

Letter Re: Tuition Fees for Professional Programs

We wrote to the Minister of Advanced Education regarding the government’s plan to lift the cap on tuition fees for professional programs and the potential for this move to undermine access to justice in family law. Read the letter. Read More