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Report offers suggestions to improve access to justice in Manitoba

Friday, December 29, 2017 @ 12:17 PM | By Terry Davidson

An image makeover, a focus on the marginalized and the use of high-tech “one-stop shops” for far-flung parts of Manitoba could help ease that province’s access to justice woes, states a recent report.

The 120-page study, titled Justice Starts Here: A One-Stop Shop Approach for Achieving Greater Justice in Manitoba, states everyone in that province should have “the knowledge, resources and services to seek an effective resolution to a legal problem.”

Put out by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives in November, the paper notes the...