After years of underfunding to Legal Aid Alberta, defence lawyers have voted in favour of walking off the job next week.
Last autumn, the Law Society of Alberta began collecting stories from lawyers and law students who had experienced racism during their legal career.
Last month, the Lethbridge Overdose Prevention Society had 17 charges dropped against them by the provincial court. The City of Lethbridge is appealing that decision.
Earlier this week, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench ruled that the City of Lethbridge infringed on Charter rights when it removed anti-abortion ads nearly 3 years ago.