Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General

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Ensuring Albertans have access to justice

The Alberta government is increasing support for legal aid to ensure low-income and vulnerable Albertans can access the justice system for years to come.

Quick facts

  • This funding boost means that the Alberta government has increased Legal Aid funding by 72 per cent since 2015.
  • Legal Aid Alberta is receiving an additional $14.8 million for 2018-19. This increases the total operating grant to $104.1 million for 2018-19.
  • By 2021-22, the total operating grant will be $110.4 million.
  • The Alberta government, Legal Aid Alberta and the Law Society of Alberta are part of a tripartite agreement for providing essential legal aid services for low-income and vulnerable Albertans.

Read the news release.


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