With the support of the project, a training was held for heads of frontline client service sections and heads of departments on access to FSLA at regional and local FSLA centers

A three-day training session was held in Kyiv for the heads of departments on FSLA organization of the regional centers and  frontline client service sections of local FSLA centers, organized with the support of the Canadian-Ukrainian Quality and Accessible Legal Aid in Ukraine Project and the International Renaissance Foundation.

Interview on the development, governance and ongoing evolution of Ontario’s free legal aid system – John McCamus, the Board Chair for Legal Aid Ontario.

Prior to the creation of Legal Aid Ontario, what legal aid services were available to vulnerable low-income Ontarians and how did the system gradually evolve? Those unable to afford legal counsel relied primarily on volunteer lawyers offering their services directly, through charities or via their Law Society.