BCCLA endorses provincial legal aid report

The B.C. Civil Liberties Association is endorsing the findings and recommendations of the recent legal aid report prepared by Len Doust, Q.C. for the Public commission on Legal Aid in […]

Supreme Court to rule on the right to a lawyer

Ottawa – On Friday, October 8, 2010, the Supreme Court of Canada will release its decision in three companion appeals which concern the rights of criminally accused to speak with […]

BCCLA Joins Movement to Reverse Legal Aid Cuts

Vancouver – The B.C. Civil Liberties Association joined the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia, West Coast Leaf, the Western Canada Society to Access Justice and the Canadian Bar Association […]

Proposed New Law Fails to Provide a Fair Hearing

The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association has added its voice to the growing, national-wide call for Parliament to reject Bill C-3 which provides for the continued use of secret evidence […]

BCCLA demands funding for APEC complainants

Public hearings begin September 14th into the actions of the RCMP during the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Conference at the University of British Columbia in 1997. The hearing was […]