People’s Law School endorses Triple Aim model

June 12, 2019

Today People’s Law School joins with 50 other leading justice organizations in British Columbia to endorse a common goal of improving access to justice in BC and to take action to pursue that goal. The “Triple Aim,” a model borrowed from the health care sector, seeks to improve people's access to justice, to improve their experience of the justice system, and to ensure costs are sustainable.

Triple Aim Patricia Signing

As a member of Access to Justice BC — a network of people and organizations drawn from the judiciary, the government, not-for-profit justice organizations, and the public — People’s Law School works to realize access to justice for all British Columbians. It does this by providing the public with information and services to help them prevent, manage, or resolve their legal problems.

In the words of Chief Justice Bauman in a blog post introducing the Triple Aim:

"The endorsement of the Triple Aim demonstrates we have broad cross-sectoral agreement that, indeed, there is an access to justice problem — something we’ve known for years, if not decades — and that we are committed to doing something about it. More specifically, we are willing to start looking at the justice system from the perspective of the ordinary people who use it. We are willing to collaborate. We are willing to innovate."

Triple Aim infographic

More information on the Triple Aim can be found on Access to Justice BC.

This website explains in a general way the law that applies in British Columbia, Canada. The information is not intended as legal advice. The cases we refer to reflect real experiences, but names have been changed. See our full disclaimer.

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