Is it in the public interest to ensure that prisoners have access to life saving medication? That was the situation faced by the Community Legal Assistance Society's client. He was denied his HIV...[... READ]
The B.C. auditor general’s recent report, "Disability Assistance: An Audit of Program Access, Integrity and Results", indicates that B.C. adults who have developmental disabilities — such as Down...[... READ]
Several dozen Vancouver lawyers plan to withdraw their services this summer to protest a lack of legal aid funding.
At least 100 Vancouver lawyers plan not to take any legal aid clients for five...[... READ]
B.C. Premier Christy Clark has announced “Ward 10C” at St. Paul’s Hospital will no longer be dedicated to AIDS due to a steady reduction in cases.
There’s been a 90% drop in AIDS cases in B.C. since...[... READ]
A Charter challenge case in Ontario alleges that the federal and provincial governments violate the rights of homeless people by failing to implement policies that would eventually eliminate...[... READ]
Canada Without Poverty (CWP) has joined forces with the Charter Committee on Poverty Issues (CCPI) in a legal case going to the Supreme Court of Canada in October 2014. The case is called Taypotat v...[... READ]