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Legal Services Society

The Legal Services Society (LSS) provides legal aid in BC. Legal aid includes representation by a lawyer, legal advice, and legal information. LSS gives priority to people with low incomes, but many of its services are available to all British Columbians. LSS's mission is to provide innovative and collaborative legal aid services that enable people with low incomes to effectively address their issues within the justice system.

There are 286 resources available

Justice Education Society of BC

The Justice Education Society is committed to improving the legal capability of British Columbians. We provide free legal help services every weekday. We also provide more legal education videos than any other BC PLEI organization. Each year, our programs and resources help more than 700,000 people.

There are 227 resources available

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.

There are 131 resources available

BC Ministry of Attorney General

The Ministry of Attorney General leads law reform, sees that public affairs are administered in accordance with the law, and ensures British Columbia is a province where people are safe. Its portfolio includes justice system reform; provision of family justice services; funding of legal aid; family maintenance enforcement; crime prevention and restorative justice; protection of children and vulnerable adults; law enforcement; victim services; and addressing violence against women.

There are 130 resources available

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.

There are 70 resources available

West Coast Environmental Law

West Coast Environmental Law is BC’s legal champion for the environment. For over 40 years, West Coast has provided the expert research and analysis needed to inform strong environmental laws. Through our free advice and information service, environmental legal aid program, workshops, and publications, West Coast empowers citizens and organizations to protect our environment and provides a balanced and authoritative resource upon which British Columbians can rely.

There are 62 resources available

PovNet

PovNet is an online resource for advocates, people on welfare, and community groups and individuals involved in anti-poverty work. It provides up-to-date information about resources in British Columbia and Canada. PovNet links to current anti-poverty issues and also provides links to other anti-poverty organizations and resources in Canada and internationally.

There are 45 resources available

Courthouse Libraries BC

Courthouse Libraries BC is a non-profit organization providing access to legal information resources and information services to members of the legal community and the public of British Columbia. Courthouse Libraries BC operates Clicklaw as part of its mission to improve access to legal information for the public.

There are 44 resources available

British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI)

The British Columbia Law Institute is a not-for-profit law reform agency that works to improve and modernize the laws of British Columbia. Its mission is to be a leader in law reform by carrying out the best in scholarly law reform research and writing and the best in outreach relating to law reform.

There are 43 resources available

Disability Alliance BC (formerly BC Coalition of People with Disabilities)

For over 35 years, Disability Alliance BC (formerly BC Coalition of People with Disabilities [BCCPD]) has been a provincial, cross-disability voice in BC. Our mission is to raise public and political awareness around disability issues, as well as providing self-help services and resources. We work to secure the necessary income and other supports for people to live with dignity, and increase people’s ability to participate and contribute in their communities.

There are 39 resources available