The Association of Legal Aid Plans of Canada is a voice for Canada’s legal aid plans and a national expert on legal aid and access to justice issues. The objectives of the Association are to:
- Undertake, support and facilitate research concerning access to justice issues
- Improve public awareness of access to justice issues
- Undertake such activities, on its own or with others, as may be in the interest of access to justice in Canada.
The Association of Legal Aid Plans of Canada is comprised of the thirteen recognized legal aid plans across Canada, whose objective is to provide legal aid services to those who cannot afford to hire a lawyer.
The Members of the Executive Committee hold office for a three (3) year term and any CEO elected as a Member of the Executive Committee can have his/her term extended for two additional three (3) year terms.