Legal Aid Ontario taps Indigenous law expert to spearhead review of its organizational structure – Law Times

Legal Aid Ontario taps Indigenous law expert to spearhead review of its organizational structure – Law Times

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Indigenous law expert Dr. Beverly Jacobs has been tapped to lead a major review of Legal Aid Ontario’s (LAO) organizational structure to help it better respond to the legal needs of Indigenous communities in the province.

Her appointment is part of the group’s commitment to the Indigenous people and the government to implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action, particularly those addressed to the justice community, LAO said in a statement.

Jacobs has already commenced the review and is set to present her recommendations before year ends. LAO will make the findings and recommendations available to the public.

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