The Canadian Press

2015-08-14 | Justice Access Denied

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Alberta's justice minister says the system is headed into crisis and failing those individuals who can't afford legal representation in the courts. Kathleen Ganley says there will be a review of the Alberta system and points out it barely meets the needs of those who are low income earners. (Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin also expressed concern over the thousands of Canadians who cannot afford a lawyer if they need one.)

Date: 2015-08-14
Placeline: CALGARY.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I think the crisis in the profession right now is people sort of moving right up to a median income probably can't afford Legal Services on complex legal matters so I mean certainly legal aid is is scope with in that problem but I think that there is a a bigger issue >>


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