CLASSIC runs two programs:

In order to qualify for any of CLASSIC’s services, you must meet our income criteria.  If your legal issue is criminal or family in nature, you must first be denied legal aid’s services.

 

WALK IN ADVOCACY CLINIC

The Walk-In Advocacy Clinic provides clients with legal information and/or basic legal services.  Clients are assisted by law student advocates, under the supervirsion of practicing lawyers.  The Walk in Advocacy Clinic is not able to provide services in the areas of family law and serious criminal matters, please see the Legal Advice Clinic for more information. CLASSIC provides advocacy services in areas that include, but are not limited to:

  • Landlord-Tenant Issues
  • Social Assistance Issues
  • Canada Pension Plan Benefits
  • Indian Residential School Matter
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Labour Standards
  • Human Rights
  • SGI Matters
  • Immigration and Refugee
  • Wills and Estates……and more

 The Walk In Clinic is for application purposes and runs every Monday and Wednesday between 1:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.  No appointment is necessary. Once the matter is assigned to a law student, appointments to see them are required.

 

LEGAL ADVICE CLINIC

CLASSIC administers a Legal Advice Clinic, that allows clients who have legal issues in the areas of criminal, family, civil, or employment law to speak to a practicing lawyer for a half-hour appointment.  These appointments are to assist people who do not have legal counsel, and are self-represented.  The appointments run Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and  5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The Legal Advice Clinic is accessible by appointment ONLY.  Please call 657-6100 to arrange an appointment time.

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