Legal Aid in Canada: Resource and Caseload Statistics

Statistics Canada released a report today, Legal Aid in Canada: Resource and Caseload Statistics, detailing information from 2010-2011.

The highlights of the report state that the federal government provided $112 million for criminal legal aid during this period, a decrease of 2% when adjusted for inflation, whereas provinces and territories increased their criminal and civil legal aid by 1% to $563 million.

A pdf version of the entire report is available here.

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