2015

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October 7, 2015

Video and comic book give hope to those facing domestic violence in Aboriginal communities

LSS partners with the Healthy Aboriginal Network to address domestic violence in Aboriginal communities with a new animated video and comic book aimed at Aboriginal youth and young adults.

August 27, 2015

2015 Client Satisfaction Survey and CFCSA Services Evaluation show high level of satisfaction with legal aid services

LSS is encouraged by the results of a recent survey of legal aid clients and evaluation of its child protection services. The survey is conducted every three years and is an important performance measure. It is the first time LSS has commissioned an evaluation of its child protection services under the Child, Family and Community Service Act.

July 28, 2015

Two new judges worked on behalf of legal aid clients for much of their legal careers

Long-time LSS lawyer Kathryn Ferriss and LSS local agent Danny Sudeyko are appointed Provincial Court judges.

April 10, 2015

LSS and Ministry of Justice launch expanded criminal duty counsel pilot project at Port Coquitlam courthouse

March 27, 2015

LSS board chair and Minister of Justice and Attorney General open the Parents Legal Centre to help families with child protection matters