News releases and announcements

Statements 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.

A message from Legal Aid BC’s Board of Directors

Legal Aid BC’s Board of Directors advises that LABC CEO, Michael Bryant, will be leaving LABC effective Tuesday, April 9, 2024. The Board wishes him well in his next chapter.

People’s Law School Assumes Publication of Several Legal Aid Resources

Effective immediately, People’s Law takes over publishing essential information on welfare benefits, mortgage default, and sponsorship breakdown, formerly managed by Legal Aid BC.

$29 million legal aid expansion for people experiencing family violence

More people in B.C. will soon have access to legal aid services through a new family law clinic model and a significant expansion of legal aid eligibility criteria.

LABC Executive statement for Black History Month

Black Excellence, A Heritage to Celebrate; A Future to Build

CEO statement for National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

How can we accelerate our decolonization and Reconciliation work?