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Jun 27, 2014, 11:17 ET Gladue report services to expand in Ontario

TORONTO, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Aboriginal Legal Services Toronto (ALST), the acknowledged best practice leader in providing Gladue services, is expanding its Gladue report writing program with an...


Jun 24, 2014, 07:00 ET HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic conducting legal needs assessment for trans people

TORONTO, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - With the addition of gender identity and gender expression to the Ontario Human Rights Code, the HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO) is leading a Legal Aid Ontario...


Mar 19, 2014, 16:03 ET LAO tackles access to justice crisis for family law clients

TORONTO, March 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) is developing a slate of programs and services to address the unmet legal needs of unrepresented family litigants as part of a larger,...


Mar 04, 2014, 10:07 ET Renewed legal aid strategy boosts services for Aboriginal clients

TORONTO, March 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) is funding another five years of its Aboriginal Justice Strategy, which enhances legal aid services aimed at addressing the overrepresentation...


Feb 20, 2014, 07:00 ET LAO offers legal services at Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre

TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) and Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre are taking an integrated, holistic approach to meeting the legal needs of clients...


Feb 18, 2014, 10:52 ET Legal Aid Ontario pilots independent legal advice for mediation clients

TORONTO, Feb. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Under a new pilot aimed at reducing unrepresented family litigants and improving outcomes, Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) will cover the cost of a family lawyer to support...


Jan 06, 2014, 10:05 ET Reminder: Jan. 15 deadline approaching for legal clinics and community partners to apply for new LAO funds

TORONTO, Jan. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) will continue to accept applications from legal aid clinics and community partners for new funding from LAO's $1 million Clinic Transformation...


Dec 04, 2013, 17:26 ET Legal Aid Ontario signs GTA Clinics' Transformation Project Framework Agreement to move forward in meeting GTA client needs

TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) has signed a framework agreement with the GTA Legal Clinics' Transformation Project Working Group that allows clinics to make important progress...


Dec 04, 2013, 07:00 ET LAO's Mental Health Strategy consultations begin with release of paper

TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) released a paper today setting out a set of first principles and key issues that LAO believes are important to developing its Mental Health...


Nov 29, 2013, 11:50 ET LAO welcomes applications from legal clinics and community partners for new funding

TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Legal aid clinics and community partners can now apply to Legal Aid Ontario's (LAO's) $2 million Fund to Strengthen the Capacity of Community and Legal Clinics, which...


Oct 11, 2013, 13:42 ET Association of Legal Aid Plans Canada Endorses Access to Justice Report

TORONTO, Oct. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - The Association of Legal Aid Plans of Canada applauds a new report by the Action Committee on Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters. "Access to justice is at a...


Jul 11, 2013, 16:16 ET ALAP supports training to meet legal needs of clients with mental health issues

TORONTO, July 11, 2013 /CNW/ - The Association of Legal Aid Plans of Canada (ALAP) is pleased to announce that the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) will be partnering with one of ALAP's...