Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS)

Provides free legal assistance for low-income people, including information and referrals, summary advice, and full representation in regards to reviewing final decisions by administrative bodies including the RTB, EAAT, EST, WCAT, HRT and the SST. Practice areas also include: human rights cases before the Human Rights Tribunal and representation of people detained under the Mental Health Act or subject to the mental disorder provisions of the Criminal Code.

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A comprehensive manual for professional service providers allowing them to access the information, skills and resources required to support victims of racism and to respond to issues that arise in their community
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Describes how in Canada rights are protected by both federal and provincial human rights laws. It outlines which areas are covered by the federal law and which areas are covered by the provincial law. It also describes ...
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This simple guide will walk you through preparing your client's case, from first interview to the end of their Review Panel hearing. If you'd like to represent individuals at these hearings, please contact Diane Nielsen ...
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This 2 pages sheet provides definitions of "Bullying" and "Harassment" -for educational purposes only. From BC Human Rights Clinic website, www.bchrc.net
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Answers frequently asked questions and describes the process of making or responding to a human rights complaint. From BC Human Rights Clinic website www.bchrc.net
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from BC Human Rights Clinic website
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If you are involuntarily detained or certified under the B.C. Mental Health Act you have the right to a Mental Health Review Board Review Panel hearing. This self-help guide will help you prepare for your Review Panel ...
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