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 4 : Volume of Family Law Legal Aid Services in Canada, by Delivery Mode for the Most Recent Year Available
Province/Territory Year Cases Handled by Staff Lawyers Cases Handled by Private Lawyers Total
n % n % n %
Prince Edward Island1 1999/2000 76 31.5 165 68.5 241 100.0
Nova Scotia2 1999/2000 4,067 71.9 1,494 26.4 5,653 100.0
New Brunswick 2000/2001 3,758 88.9 470 11.1 4,228 100.0
Quebec 2000/2001 48,795 56.6 37,395 43.4 86,190 100.0
Ontario 2000/2001 802 2.4 31,985 97.6 32,787 100.0
Manitoba 2000/2001 2,460 30.6 5,586 69.4 8,046 100.0
Saskatchewan3 2000/2001 4,913 93.5 343 6.5 5,256 100.0
Alberta 2000/2001 188 2.2 8,219 97.8 8,407 100.0
British Columbia 2000/2001 1,491 9.6 14,035 90.4 15,526 100.0
Yukon 2000/2001 159 69.1 71 30.9 230 100.0
Northwest Territories 2000/2001 150 39.6 229 60.4 379 100.0
Nunavut Current as of Aug. 13/01 - - - - 74 100.0

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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