CBABC calls for student loan forgiveness

The Canadian Bar Association’s B.C. branch is pushing for lawyers willing to work in rural areas to be able to access the province’s student loan forgiveness program.
Michael Welsh, president of the CBA’s B.C. branch, says some communities are ‘reaching a point where there’s going to be a crisis in terms of being able to have access to legal services if something’s not done.’“Our proposal [to the provincial government] was that if a lawyer would commit for a period of say five years that a fifth would be written off over each …
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