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Services: Services Society and Program

services: The program is now set to continue until at least mid-November, according to CBC. In a statement, B.C. Attorney General David Eby thanked his federal counterparts for the cash infusion, which will keep the program running at least temporarily. The services provided by the Legal Services Society, were set to be suspended on August 1st due to a lack of funding. Legal aid and equal access to justice for all in British Columbia is a top priority for me and for Premier Horgan, Eby wrote in a statement. In June, officials with Legal Services Society said the number of claims had increased by 145 per cent over the past three years, but it had not received an increase in federal funding to continue the program. We appreciate the work of Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould who secured additional short-term federal funding which provides a solution at least until the fall. ( As reported in the news.