Queen's Legal Aid

QLA gifted $200,000 from Toronto law firm

Bogoroch & Associates LLP donated $200,000 to Queen’s Legal Aid (QLA) on Wednesday for support after the clinic suffered from funding cuts to Legal Aid Ontario and the impact of the Student Choice Initiative (SCI).Continue...

Queen’s legal aid clinic loses $22,000 under Student Choice Initiative

The Queen’s Legal Aid (QLA) clinic lost $22,000 in funding following the implementation of the Student Choice Initiative (SCI) this fall.

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Ontario law schools quietly considered challenging province on legal aid fee status

Ontario law schools quietly considered an effort to reverse the removal of legal aid clinic fees from the slate of mandatory student levies under the Student Choice Initiative, documents obtained by The Journal through a freedom of information request show.Continue...

New Queen’s Legal Aid bail program reduces overcrowding in Quinte Detention Centre

Quinte Detention Centre in Napanee, Ontario has the capacity to hold 19 women in its cells. When Jodie-Lee Primeau, Queen’s Legal Aid Review Counsel, first visited the prison, 29 women were being detained there.Continue...