Access to Justice Resources

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Access to Justice BC (A2JBC) Strategic Coordinator
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A2J Resources

A2JBC has taken the time to canvas and consider how to make change happen, what kind of new approach can cultivate systemic change and what kind of culture shift the justice system needs to make to create space where solutions can emerge.

Core Elements of Access to Justice BC’s (“A2JBC’s) Framework for Action”, A2JBC, May 4, 2017.

Access to Justice Measurement Framework”, Measurement Working Group, A2JBC, December 2017

Walking the Talk about Measuring Access to Justice - Applying the Access to Justice Triple Aim and Measurement Framework: A User Guide” A2JBC, August 3, 2018

The Why, What and How of expanding Access to Justice Innovation and A2JBC’s Role: 
A report from the A2JBC Funding Working Group, November 8, 2018

A2JBC Statement of Commitment - Adverse Childhood Experiences and the Family Justice System (October 2019)

The A2J Measurement Framework Checklist


Further Resources

Action Committee on Access to Civil and Family Matters, “Access to Civil & Family Justice: A Road Map” (October 2013)

The UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (September 2015)

Canadian Forum on Civil Justice, “Everyday legal problems and the cost of justice in Canada - Overview Report” (2016)

Report to Canada’s Action Committee on Access to Civil and Family Matters, Working Toward Accessible Justice (2019).

An Adverse Childhood Experience (or “ACE”) refers to abuse, neglect or other traumas children may go through. A landmark study conducted in the 1990s established a link between Adverse Childhood Experiences (or “ACE”s) and negative health and well-being outcomes in adult life.

Trevor C. W. Farrow, “What is Access to Justice?” Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Volume 51, Issue 3 (Spring 2014)



Access to Justice Research Network (AJRN)

Access to Justice Centre for Excellence (ACE), University of Victoria (BC)

Create Justice (Saskatchewan)

The Action Group (Ontario)

The Access to Justice & Law Reform Institute (Nova Scotia)