A Profile of Legal Aid Services in Family Law Matters in Canada

3. COMPARISONS OF FAMILY LAW LEGAL AID SERVICES IN CANADA

3.1 Volume of Family Law Legal Aid Services

3.1.1 Applications, approvals and refusals

TABLE 2 : Volume of Family Law Legal Aid Services in Canada, by Applications, Approvals for Full Service, and Refusals for the Most Recent Year Available
Province/Territory Year Population1 Applications Approvals Refusals
n % of Applications Rate per 100,000 n %
Prince Edward Island2 1999/2000 137,980 - 241 - 175 - -
Nova Scotia3 1999/2000 939,791 7,663 5,395 70.4 574 1,138 14.9
New Brunswick 2000/2001 756,598 - 4,228 - 559 - -
Quebec 2000/2001 7,372,448 - 86,190 - 1,169 - -
Ontario 2000/2001 11,669,344 - 32,787 - 281 - -
Manitoba 2000/2001 1,147,880 - 8,046 - 701 - -
Saskatchewan4 2000/2001 1,023,636 6,631 6,095 91.9 595 536 8.1
Alberta 2000/2001 2,997,236 13,811 8,407 60.9 280 5,404 39.1
British Columbia 2000/2001 4,063,760 25,217 15,526 61.1 382 9,691 38.4
Yukon5 2000/2001 30,663 329 204 62.0 665 78 23.7
Northwest Territories6 2000/2001 42,083 669 379 56.7 901 273 40.8
Nunavut Current as of Aug. 13/01 27,692 80 - - - - -

Source of Data: Unless otherwise noted, data were provided by the legal aid service in each jurisdiction. Data for Newfoundland were not provided by that jurisdiction.


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