We are featured in a Toronto Star article on June 24, 2019, written by Ilya Bañares, Staff Reporter

Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic to appeal funding cut, says it is forced to lay off caseworker

A community legal aid clinic providing services to low-income Asian clients is filing a formal appeal this week to Legal Aid Ontario following the provincial agency’s announcement earlier this month of sweeping funding cuts to several clinics across Toronto.

On paper, the cuts announced by Legal Aid Ontario amounted to 1.2 per cent of the Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic’s annual budget, but the clinic says it will be hit hard by the agency’s decision not to fund in-year budget increases, including for changes to rent.

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