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Legal Aid in Canada, 2016-2017 The Legal Aid Survey was a Canada Centre for Justice Statistics (CCJS)/Statistics Canada annual survey on revenues. Expenditures, personnel, and caseload statistics associated with the administration and delivery of legal aid in Canada. The Legal Aid Survey was first conducted in1983-84, and the data was last published in 2016 (for the fiscal year 2014-16). After the discontinuation of the Legal Aid Survey in 2016, the Department of Justice (JUS) began data collection and reporting in-house. This is the first legal aid annual report since the cancellation of the Legal Aid Survey. Data for 2015-16 is not available due to the change in approach to data collecting and reporting. In 2016-17, JUS, through its Legal Aid Program contributed more than $138 million to the provinces and territories for the delivery of criminal legal aid, civil legal aid, and I&R (immigration and refugee) legal aid (where applicable). This amounts to 16% of total legal aid revenues. 2020-07-16 Department of Justice Canada open_Government@justice.gc.ca Government and PoliticsInformation and CommunicationsLawPersonsSociety and CultureDepartment of JusticeJustice SystemApplied ResearchGovernment PublicationsApplied researchLegal aid Legal Aid in Canada 2016-2017HTML https://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/rp-pr/jr/aid-aide/p1.html Legal Aid in Canada 2016-2017HTML https://www.justice.gc.ca/fra/pr-rp/jr/aide-aid/p1.html Legal Aid in Canada 2016-2017PDF https://www.justice.gc.ca/fra/pr-rp/jr/aide-aid/aide-aid.pdf Legal Aid in Canada 2016-2017PDF https://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/rp-pr/jr/aid-aide/aid-aide.pdf

Legal Aid in Canada, 2016-2017

The Legal Aid Survey was a Canada Centre for Justice Statistics (CCJS)/Statistics Canada annual survey on revenues. Expenditures, personnel, and caseload statistics associated with the administration and delivery of legal aid in Canada. The Legal Aid Survey was first conducted in1983-84, and the data was last published in 2016 (for the fiscal year 2014-16).

After the discontinuation of the Legal Aid Survey in 2016, the Department of Justice (JUS) began data collection and reporting in-house. This is the first legal aid annual report since the cancellation of the Legal Aid Survey. Data for 2015-16 is not available due to the change in approach to data collecting and reporting.

In 2016-17, JUS, through its Legal Aid Program contributed more than $138 million to the provinces and territories for the delivery of criminal legal aid, civil legal aid, and I&R (immigration and refugee) legal aid (where applicable). This amounts to 16% of total legal aid revenues.

  • Publisher - Current Organization Name: Department of Justice Canada
  • Publisher - Organization Name at Publication: Department of Justice
  • Publisher - Organization Section Name: Research and Statistics Division, Legal Aid Directorate
  • Licence: Open Government Licence - Canada

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