Why Legal Aid Matters

August 12, 2011

The Public Commission on Legal Aid wants British Columbians to think about “Why Legal Aid Matters”. The commission recently launched a YouTube channel that will be home

Entitled “Why Legal Aid Matters: Legal Aid as an Essential Service”, the first video features commentary from:

  • Leonard T. Doust, Q.C. (Commissioner – Public Commission on Legal Aid, BC)
  • Carol Pickup (Advocate, Seniors Entitlement Service Office – British Columbia Old Age Pensioners Organization)
  • Doreen Littlejohn, R.N. (Coordinator – Positive Outlook Program – Vancouver Native Health Society)
  • Diane Sugars (Executive Director – Learning Disabilities Association – Vancouver)

The “Why Legal Aid Matters” campaign also has an active Facebook page for discussion.

Read about other developments in the CBA BC’s August 3 Legal Aid Update.

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