The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)

The Canadian Bar Association BC Branch (CBABC) is the essential ally and advocate of all members of the legal profession. The CBABC is the voice for the profession and serves its members and their interests in advocacy. It provides personal and professional development, and support to all members of the legal profession. The CBABC promotes fair justice systems, facilitates effective law reform, promotes equality in the legal profession, and is devoted to the elimination of discrimination.

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This script explains leasing a car in BC for personal or family use (consumer leases). It does not cover business leases. Cars are expensive machines. Before you lease one, you should compare leasing with buying to see ...
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This script explains buying a used car in BC. Used cars are often expensive. Before you sign an agreement to buy a used car, read it carefully and think about it. There is no cooling-off period to change your mind and ...
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This script explains what you can do if someone is threatening you or assaults you. You can either apply for a peace bond against a person who has threatened to hurt you or damage your property, or ask that the person ...
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The BC Human Rights Code prohibits discrimination in employment. The BC Human Rights Tribunal handles discrimination complaints. This script explains how the Code protects you on the job and what you can do if an ...
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Employment Insurance (EI) benefits are temporary payments to people who lose their jobs, are between jobs, or cannot work for various reasons. This script discusses EI benefits. Topics include who can get EI benefits, ...
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People with disabilities can get financial help from several places. This script explains some of the help available and how and where to get more information.
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This script discusses medical malpractice. Topics include three types of medical malpractice, time limits for suing if you suffer malpractice and cost of suing.
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Many people think that their medical records are their own property, and that if they want to see them, they just have to ask. That's only partly true. This script explains who owns medical records and the information ...
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This script explains your options when you want to make a complaint against your doctor. Topics include “General complaints to the College against a doctor” and “What does the College do with your complaint”.
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A committee is a person appointed by the court to make decisions for someone who is mentally incapable and cannot make those decisions. This script explains "committeeship" in BC. Topics include what is a committee, how ...
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