The Star Editorial Board calls on the Ontario’s new Attorney General to reverse the cuts to legal aid.
“Ontario has a new attorney general, Doug Downey, who is no doubt facing a massive to-do list. But before he starts on any new projects, Downey should revisit a decision made in April by his predecessor, Caroline Mulroney, to slash the province’s legal aid budget by 30 per cent. At the time, Mulroney claimed the move would ensure “lower-income Ontarians continue to have access to the justice that they need.”
That didn’t make sense then, and it doesn’t make sense now.”
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