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News releases and announcements issued by or regarding Legal Aid BC are listed on this page. To find older releases, go to our Archive. To read media coverage about us, see Legal Aid BC in the news. For our speeches and presentations, see the Reports section.
June 1, 2021

Distressing news from Kamloops

I know that many of you, like me, are disturbed by the discovery of unmarked graves at the former Residential School in Kamloops, in Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nations t

March 18, 2021

LABC launches broad range of new services during first year of pandemic

Legal Aid BC continued to deliver legal aid services and introduced many new initiatives to support access to justice for British Columbians over the past year.

March 15, 2021

Gladue report services transition

Beginning April 1, 2021, the Gladue Services Department of the BC First Nations Justice Council will be responsible for the administration and management of the Gladue report program in BC.

December 17, 2020

LABC and Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of BC sign MOU

LABC signed a memorandum of understanding with the Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia today to formalize their commitment to work together on Indigenous justice services initiatives.

November 18, 2020

LABC signs memorandum of understanding with the BC Métis Federation

LABC signed a memorandum of understanding with the BC Métis Federation today to support the coordination of supportive justice services for Métis people in British Columbia.