Latest news

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.
September 19, 2023

CEO statement for National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

How can we accelerate our decolonization and Reconciliation work?

July 19, 2023

Minister of Justice Response to our CEO

The Minister of Justice's response to a letter sent by Legal Aid BC CEO Michael Bryant in April, 2023.

October 27, 2022

Duty Counsel Day: Celebrating legal superheroes

October 27 is Duty Counsel Day across Canada.

May 30, 2022

Legal Aid BC has increased financial eligibility guidelines

Legal Aid BC has increased the amount someone can earn to receive legal aid.

May 10, 2022

Legal aid service helps people find early resolutions to their criminal legal problems

Legal Aid BC’s expanded service focused on earlier resolutions for criminal cases has been evaluated and the results are in – it’s making a significant impact.