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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.
January 14, 2022

One-on-one help needed to achieve digital equity

A Legal Aid BC study finds digital legal resources may be effective for some, but not for others—especially for people who face fundamental barriers.

November 22, 2021

Legal Aid BC's CEO receives award

LABC CEO Mark Benton, QC, received the President's Award from the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice at its conference in Vancouver on November 18, 2021.

November 17, 2021

LABC staff are elected to the Law Society Benchers

Legal Aid BC congratulates three staff lawyers on their election to the Law Society

October 27, 2021

BC Attorney General and Chief Judge celebrate duty counsel

BC Attorney General David Eby and BC Provincial Court Chief Judge Melissa Gillespie celebrated the inaugural Duty Counsel Day on October 27, 2021. 

September 24, 2021

Truth and Reconciliation Day and Legal Aid BC

On September 30, Legal Aid BC will observe the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.