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Read stories that highlight our positive impact in homes and communities across Alberta.

LAA staff wear purple to raise awareness about family violence

Nov 25, 2019

In 2018-19, LAA lawyers were able to help get 1,933 emergency protection orders issued.

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Drug court saved Tyson's life

Nov 19, 2019

"I was ready to give up."

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In The News

For Canada to truly recover economically, we need new thinking around access to justice
Legal Aid Alberta President and CEO John Panusa says the COVID-19 pandemic has forced governments to make tough policy decisions quickly, with multiheaded, Hydra-like consequences for citizens.
Globe and Mail | August 19, 2020

Legal Aid aims to clear court backlog with advanced appearances by phone
Legal Aid Alberta is offering to help Albertans prepare for court remotely, cutting the number of visits people have to make to the courthouse amid COVID-19.
Edmonton Journal | July 31, 2020

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