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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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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This handbook is meant to help you make sense of the current state of play with respect to electronic searches at the Canadian border and at US preclearance zones in Canada, and to provide tools to protect your privacy ...
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NOTE: This resource is for informational purposes only, and does not constitute legal advice. If you are arrested for contempt of court, contact a lawyer. - What is an injunction? - What is contempt of court? - ...
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Everyone has the right to access records held by government, subject to some limitations. This guide will help you to request information that the government has about you.
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This guide explains you how to file a complaint against police officers for misconduct and what you can expect in the process.
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