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Pro Bono Resources in Canada

The Canadian Bar Association's Pro Bono Committee raises awareness amongst the profession of pro bono opportunities.  If you are a lawyer or law student looking to volunteer, this information will get you started.

Canada-wide: Pro Bono Students Canada (PBSC)

PBSC is a national pro bono organization with a chapter in every Canadian law school.  PBSC provides legal services without charge to organizations and individuals in need.  Each year, about 1,600 law students volunteers provide approximately 140,000 hours of free legal services to between 400 and 500 public interest and other community organizations, pro bono lawyers, courts and tribunals across the country. PBSC also runs a Public Interest Articling Fellowship Program that provides students with opportunities to article at public interest organizations.


British Columbia


New Brunswick

Newfoundland & Labrador

Northwest Territories

Nova Scotia