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Legal Feeds on proposed increase to Legal Aid Ontario financial eligibility

Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2014


Headline:

Proposed budget includes big boost to legal aid eligibility


Publication:

Law Times


Publication date:

Fri. May 2, 2014


Link to story:

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/date/2014/5/2.html


Summary:

Legal Feeds, the blog of Canadian Lawyer and Law Times, has written about the proposal to increase LAOs financial eligibility threshold, presented in the May 1st 2014 Ontario budget. Reporter Yamri Taddese spoke with Legal Aid Ontario Board Chairman John McCamus. They discussed access to justice, the current eligibility threshold and the fact many low-income Ontarians dont presently qualify for legal aid.