Read stories that highlight our positive impact across Alberta.
Jun 3, 2021
Indigenous Courts ensure fair treatment for Indigenous people in conflict with the law
May 28, 2021
“Ensuring that clients involved in the child welfare system receive high quality representation is very important to Legal Aid Alberta.”
May 19, 2021
As Alberta works through the third wave, it’s time to remember those serving on the frontlines of the justice system.
May 12, 2021
Legal Aid is helping protect people from physical, emotional, psychological, or sexual abuse
May 5, 2021
Legal Aid Alberta lawyer Amna Qureshi appears on the May 4, 2021 episode of the “Ask a Lawyer” segment of the Global Morning Show in Edmonton. Watch: Mental Health and...
LAA’s Paul Welke discusses upcoming tariff review
Tariff and Roster Relations Lead Paul Welke talks to Global News Edmonton about the upcoming LAA tariff review. (Timestamp 13:20)
Global News Edmonton | May 12, 2022
TORONTO STAR: Legal Aid hits bail hearing milestone
Since the program’s inception Alberta Legal Aid has handled more than 95 per cent of the bail hearings in the province.
Toronto Star | May 12, 2022
Legal Aid hits bail hearing milestone
This week Alberta Legal Aid announced it had held 120,000 bail hearings for Albertans in custody since 2018, which is when the Alberta bail system saw substantial changes.
St. Albert Today | May 6, 2022
Legal Aid Alberta lawyers playing crucial bail hearing role
Legal Aid Alberta lawyers are celebrating a four-year-old initiative that has seen more than 120,000 bail hearings completed.
Red Deer Advocate | May 6, 2022
Crisis in Ukraine underscores the importance of standing for human rights and calling out abuse of power
LAA Immigration and Refugee lawyer Ruth Williams discusses paths to safety for people fleeing the war in Ukraine and other war zones around the world.
Global Morning News Edmonton | April 5, 2022