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News releases and announcements issued by or regarding the Legal Services Society (LSS) are listed on this page. To find older releases, go to our Archive. To read media coverage of the Legal Services Society, see LSS in the news. For LSS speeches and presentations, see the Reports section.

Parents Legal Centre in Surrey hosts open house

September 18, 2019

Greeted by a welcome song and an Elders blessing, community members gathered in Surrey on Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Parents Legal Centre in Duncan celebrates official opening

September 13, 2019
With the help of an Elder’s blessing and performance by the Tzinquaw Dancers, the Parents Legal Centre in Duncan was officially opened.

Parents Legal Centre officially opens in Prince George

August 23, 2019
Community members gathered in Prince George to celebrate the official opening of the Parents Legal Centre there, which helps families facing child protection cases.

LSS welcomes additional immigration legal aid funding

August 14, 2019
The federal government has announced a one-time top-up for immigration legal aid services in BC at a time when refugee claims are increasing.

Free help for separated couples negotiating parenting plans

July 24, 2019

The Legal Services Society has launched a free, online service to help separated couples negotiate parenting time, vacations and other important details of their children’s care.