People's Law School

People's Law School is a non-profit society in British Columbia, dedicated to making the law accessible to everyone. We provide free education and information to help people effectively deal with the legal problems of daily life.

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This booklet is for newcomers and new drivers in British Columbia who want to know about the laws that protect you.
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The Talking About Abuse series sets out to help non-English speakers understand how Canadian law defines domestic violence & provides information on where people in B.C. can go to get help in their own language & in ...
Also available in: Farsi (Persian), Korean, Russian, Tagalog/Filipino
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This booklet contains services available to seniors in the following areas: Health Care, Housing, Transportation, and Recreation. Updated 2015. For more information, see When I'm 64: Benefits.
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If you work at a non-profit in BC or sit on a board of directors, this step-by-step guide can help your society transition under the new Societies Act. The guide covers key changes in the new Act, the steps involved in ...
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When I'm 64 video series provides seniors with information about services, benefits, and resources available to them. In this video, Susan discovers her mother is involved in a sweep stake scam.
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When I'm 64 video series provides seniors with information about services, benefits, and resources available to them. In this video Tom talks to someone regarding his mom having difficulty paying her rent.
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This video, which is part of the Talking About Abuse series, sets out to help Mandarin speakers understand how Canadian law defines domestic violence and explain where people in British Columbia can go to get help in ...
Also available in: Mandarin
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Animation discussing what bankruptcy is, what you have to do and who is available to help you.
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This animation explains options in situations of bankruptcy.
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Animation on the debt collection problems of owing money and being owed money.
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