PCs Would Eliminate Legal Aid for Gang Members, Drug Dealers
May 06, 2007
The Manitoba Progressive Conservatives have announced that they would take steps to eliminate the provision of Legal Aid services to gang members and drug dealers that have been convicted of a crime. Leader Hugh McFadyen said he would also amend the Legal Aid Manitoba Act to deny Legal Aid to those who have been convicted on charges including participating in a criminal organization, drug trafficking and proceeds of crime.
Further details of this announcement can be found here.