Usual suspects slam Ontario’s ‘discriminatory’ legal aid cuts for refugee claimants

Legal Aid Ontario’s funding was slashed by 30 per cent in the province’s 2019 budget, prompting criticism from lawyers and the federal government.

The Doug Ford government said the cuts — which mean Legal Aid Ontario will receive $133 million less in this fiscal year than the $456 million it had anticipated — will eliminate funding for refugee and immigration law services.

Let Justin pay for Justin’s refugees.

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