Dealing with arrest

So you've been arrested: what happens next? Do you need a lawyer? How do you fight your charge?

Never fear, no matter where you are or what your legal query may be, the resources below can help you figure out next steps. Knowing your rights is half the battle. The rest is dealing with the outcome. These provincial guides and legal aid links will help you keep out of legal trouble no matter where you roam. Just visiting? Check out this legal primer for activists attending protests in Canada.

 

Newfoundland 

 Legal Aid

 

 

Nova Scotia

Legal aid 


New Brunswick

Guide to legal aid

Quebec

Surprise! We have rights?: Guide French and English versions from Collectif Opposé à la Brutalité Policière 

 

Ontario 

Know your legal rights

Legal guide for activists

Law Union of Ontario


Manitoba

Legal Aid


Saskatchewan

Pro Bono Students Canada

 
Alberta

 Legal Aid 

British Colombia

The Arrest Handbook (multi-language)

BC Civil Liberties

Yukon

Public legal education

Legal Aid

Nunavut

Maliiganik Tukisiiniakvik Legal Services

North West Territories

 Legal Aid

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