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ally sucked out of the legal system
by the GST and PST. What excuse
do our governments have in avoiding
a trial project for this initiative?
Similar initiatives would work in
any jurisdiction, for any kind of
So far, the people I have spoken
to in the federal Ministry of Justice
are enthusiastic. Not so much here
at home where there is minimal
response. It could be done by one
level of government!
So I ask the profession: Are there
any of you who might do pro bono
work for the disadvantaged, or
more work? When you complain
about the weather, think about
legal aid in a new way, where
everyone wins and the largely ineffective
money sinkhole of traditional
legal aid is revolutionized.
Things move slowly in the legal aid
universe, so it might be helpful to
join this revolution now and promote
it with your contacts, particularly
any in government.
Re: Letter to the Editor
(2018) 76 Advocate 935 at 936
I erred in my letter to you. David
Vickers was Deputy Attorney General,
not Attorney General.
Gerald J. Lecovin, Q.C.
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