Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada – BC legal aid not in compliance with international law

wordcloudLRWC-280x165 Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada: British Columbia is not in compliance with international law obligations to provide legal aid. The province is diverting funds collected by a special tax that was intended to fund legal aid and is failing to comply with treaty obligations.

http://www.lrwc.org/legal-aid-in-british-columbia-implementation-of-bcs-international-human-rights-treaty-obligations-statement/