BC Civil Liberties Association

The BC Civil Liberties Association was established in 1962. We are funded by the Law Foundation of BC and by citizens who believe in what we do. Our mandate is to preserve, defend, maintain and extend civil liberties and human rights in British Columbia and across Canada.

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The police are responsible for enforcing the law. While they are deserving of respect and assistance, they must also respect your legal rights. This booklet has important information about how you can expect the police ...
Also available in: Arabic, Spanish, Vietnamese
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Rights at the border – What can and can’t be done by a Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) officer when he or she decides to search your electronic devices? What exactly do CBSA officers do when they are searching your ...
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Privacy laws, individual rights, threats to privacy, consumer privacy, privacy in employment, identity theft, spyware, privacy and law enforcement, privacy of personal health information, social networking, drug ...
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This handbook covers some of the topics that you need to know to understand your rights in regards to HIV testing. It covers topics like informed consent, “non-nominal” (no name) testing, how to safeguard your ...
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This guide will help you with making a complaint against municipal police or the RCMP.
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This handbook is about occupational exposure (workplace accidents) and HIV transmission. It is designed specifically for first responders – emergency medical personnel, police officers, firefighters and corrections ...
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The Access to Information Act allows individuals and groups to access information held by federal government bodies, but preparing an Access to Information (ATI) request and the follow-up process can be confusing. This ...
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