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Legal Aid Ontario considering suspension of immigration, refugee services

Monday, July 10, 2017 @ 12:40 PM | By Amanda Jerome

Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) officials are meeting with the federal government in a bid to boost funding for immigration and refugee services, which are in danger of being suspended.

Vicki Moretti, LAO“We are continuing our discussions with both the federal and provincial governments,” said Vicki Moretti, vice-president of the GTA sector of LAO. “The sad fact is, that without additional funding we are driving ourselves into a deeper deficit. This is a program that we can no longer afford. The short answer is yes, we are...