CBC today reports that a group of non-governmental organizations has banded together to launch a commission on the sorry state of legal aid in British Columbia, with the object of reporting their findings to the provincial government. The organizations involved in the project include the Canadian Bar Association British Columbia and the Law Society; good for them for doing this.
I've discussed the decline and fall of legal aid more than once. To read more of my natterings, click on the "legal aid" label below. Read CBC's story by clicking here.