Prentice looks to shore up legal aid funding
Premier Jim Prentice has instructed the Minister of Justice and Solicitor General, Jonathan Denis, to "ensure appropriate funding for Legal Aid." The President and CEO of Legal Aid Alberta, Suzanne Polkosnik, says it is music to their ears. "We're very encouraged by that direction and very hopeful about being able to engage in some renewed and productive conversations about adequate, sustained and predictable funding for legal aid," remarked Polkosnik. Polkosnik says the demand for legal...