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

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3. Comparisons of family law legal aid services in Canada (continued)

3.3 Trends in volumes and expenditures of family law legal aid services

3.3.2 Trends in expenditures for family law legal aid services

TABLE 7 : Trends in Expenditure for Family Law Legal Aid Services in Canada and Percentage Change from Year to Year
Province/Territory 1995/1996 1996/1997 % Change 1997/1998 % Change 1998/1999 % Change 1999/2000 % Change 2000/2001 % Change
Prince Edward Island - - - - - - - 203,000 - - -
Nova Scotia1 5,524,446 5,251,534 -4.9 4,919,969 -6.3 5,281,418 7.3 5,177,961 -2.0 - -
New Brunswick - 446,156 - 409,192 -8.3 471,721 15.3 462,415 -2.0 508,438 10.0
Quebec - 43,385,000 - 37,190,000 -14.3 36,765,000 -1.1 38,470,000 4.6 - -
Ontario - - - 27,060,000 - 31,660,000 17.0 38,420,000 21.4 39,550,000 2.9
Manitoba - 4,419,939 - 3,683,639 -16.7 4,372,433 18.7 5,076,820 16.1 4,079,809 -19.6
Saskatchewan2 2,681,353 3,024,194 12.8 3,445,234 13.9 3,552,024 3.1 3,497,362 -1.5 3,446,642 -1.5
Alberta 4,228,000 4,969,000 17.5 4,599,000 -7.4 4,510,000 -1.9 5,773,000 28.0 6,120,000 6.0
British Columbia3 - 28,752,358 - 24,749,593 -13.9 20,411,083 -17.5 19,923,649 -2.4 20,755,415 4.2
Yukon4 - - - - - 160,444 - 147,114 -8.3 206,623 40.5
Northwest Territories5 - 571,792 - 588,336 2.9 547,134 -7.0 663,949 21.4 593,549 -10.6
Nunavut Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable -

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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