Posts by Alison Brewin

Alison Brewin

About Alison Brewin

Alison Brewin has been a consultant to non-profit organizations since 2011, and has provided Interim Executive Director services to organizations such as BC Civil Liberties, Access Pro Bono and the Vancouver Association of Survivors of Torture (VAST). Alison is a lawyer and between 1999 and 2011 was first Legal Director and then Executive Director for West Coast LEAF. Throughout the 1990s, she worked as political assistant to Member of Parliament Margaret Mitchell and in non-profit management (East Side Family Place, West Coast Domestic Worker’s Association and West Coast LEAF).

Legal Aid Denied: A 20th Anniversary retrospective

Oct 20, 2017
Legal Aid Denied: Women and the Cuts to Legal Services in BC was written in 2004 shortly after the election of a neo-conservative Liberal government in BC. The report outlined the nature of the changes this government quickly introduced to the provision of Legal Aid in BC including slashing funding from almost $100 million to… View Article