We tend to think about justice as being the police the courts and prisons. It is much more than that – it is about people and their everyday problems
Stability for Families ... Security for Communities ... Certainty for Business ... and ... Accountability to the Public.
- Delays in child custody decisions can amount to half or more of a child’s life.
- Those accused of criminal offenses have had their charges dropped due to delay in the courts ... meanwhile ...
- Those seeking to clear their names must wait for lengthy periods of time for their day in court.
- Businesses seeking to collect a debt or resolve a shareholders’ dispute may wait 18 months or more to resolve their dispute through the court system.
Quoting that 2017 report, they stated:
Hmmmmmm ... I hate to say this, but that sounds like a lot of government blah-blah-blah with the bottom line of humming and hawing on whether to provide people who are in dire straights (and most in need) of having accessible legal help, will be provided with the services they need. Just as a further FYI ... those are the finances which same (many?) would say were stolen by the provincial government to fund other more high-profile areas of government ... ones which get more glory for them in the media.