Law Foundation of BC

The Law Foundation of British Columbia is a non-profit foundation created by legislation in 1969 to receive and distribute the interest on clients' funds held in lawyers' pooled trust accounts maintained in financial institutions. The Legal Profession Act directs the Law Foundation to distribute these funds in five areas: legal education, legal research, legal aid, law reform, and law libraries.

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This report by Carol McEown was commissioned by the Law Foundation to gain a clear picture of the legal needs of British Columbians. The report summarizes key research in BC and other jurisdictions, considers what the ...
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Denice Barrie was commissioned to prepare a report to help the Foundation consider options for allocating its resources for poverty law services. The analysis included selecting a determinant of need and an assessment ...
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The Law Foundation of BC funded organizations to develop alternative dispute resolution processes in child protection law, particularly for Aboriginal children. Each provided a description of its family decision-making ...
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This report describes the shape and structure of BC's population using the Foundation's definition of diversity. This can be used by individuals or groups to develop a greater understanding of the diversity within their ...
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