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Legal Aid System in Canada


This page includes legislation, reports, and other documents that are relevant to understanding the legal aid system in Canada.

Articles, papers and reports about Canada from the International Legal Aid Group (ILAG)

Here you can find Legal Aid Ontario clinic consultation paper decisions

Legal Aid in Canada: Resource and Caseload Statistics

“The Arrest Handbook” is a 65-page book produced by the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association in 2008. Although the book is geared towards individuals potentially subject to police interactions, it includes statutory provisions governing the police’s obligations towards suspects.

“Know Your Rights,” issued by the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, includes a succinct overview of detainees’ rights at police stations.

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