Doug Ford creates crisis for refugees with Legal Aid cuts - 2019-04-21

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F0.png Doug Ford creates crisis for refugees with Legal Aid cuts April 21, 2019, Carmela Fragomeni, The Spec

The reduction in funding is expected to increase delays in court matters and trials.

"This is a human rights issue that has high-stakes consequences," said Maureen Silcoff, also with the refugee lawyers association.

The consequences of not succeeding at a deportation hearing, especially without legal representation, could lead to people being sent back to possible torture or life-threatening conditions, she said.

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{{cite news | first = Carmela | last = Fragomeni | title = Doug Ford creates crisis for refugees with Legal Aid cuts | url = https://www.thespec.com/news-story/9294375-doug-ford-creates-crisis-for-refugees-with-legal-aid-cuts/ | work = The Spec | date = April 21, 2019 | accessdate = April 27, 2019 }}