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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.

There are 35 resources available

West Coast LEAF

West Coast LEAF's mission is to achieve equality by changing historic patterns of systemic discrimination against women through BC-based equality rights litigation, law reform and public legal education.

There are 34 resources available

Community Safety and Crime Prevention Branch

The Community Safety and Crime Prevention Branch of the Ministry of Justice works with communities, stakeholders, all levels of government, police and service providers to improve the safety of communities and to assist victims of violence. Our mandate includes services for victims of crime and women and children fleeing violence, financial assistance for victims of crime, victim safety and court support, crime prevention, restorative justice, combating human trafficking, and civil forfeiture.

There are 23 resources available

BC Employment Standards Branch

The Employment Standards Branch administers and enforces the Employment Standards Act and Regulation, which set minimum standards of wages and working conditions in most workplaces.

There are 23 resources available

UBC Law Students' Legal Advice Program (LSLAP)

The Greater Vancouver Law Students’ Legal Advice Society is run by law students attending the Faculty of Law at the University of British Columbia. The society’s LSLAP program provides free legal advice and representation to people who cannot otherwise afford legal help. Clinics operate in community centers throughout the Lower Mainland.

There are 23 resources available

The Law Centre, University of Victoria

The Law Centre provides advice, assistance and representation to clients who cannot afford a lawyer. Examples of cases dealt with at The Law Centre include: Criminal matters; Divorce, support and other family law matters; Human rights complaints; Civil disputes; and Hearings before administrative tribunals, such as: Employment insurance; Welfare, landlord and tenant disputes; and Canada Pension Plan. The Law Centre also provides law students with clinical and legal education.

There are 22 resources available

BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association

The BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association (FIPA) is a non-profit society established in 1991 for the purpose of advancing freedom of information, open and accountable government, and privacy rights in Canada. We serve a wide variety of individuals and organizations through programs of public education, legal aid, research, public interest advocacy and law reform.

There are 22 resources available

Nidus Personal Planning Resource Centre and Registry

Nidus is a non-profit, charitable organization incorporated in 1995 by community organizations and citizens involved in a grass roots law reform of adult guardianship - creating the Representation Agreement Act and health care consent legislation. Nidus was established as a resource for informing and assisting the public with Representation Agreements and other personal planning tools.

There are 22 resources available

Provincial Court of British Columbia

The Provincial Court of British Columbia strives to serve the public by providing an accessible, fair, efficient and innovative system of justice.

There are 19 resources available

BC Residential Tenancy Branch

The Residential Tenancy Branch provides landlords and tenants with information and dispute resolution services. They provide information on your rights and responsibilities under British Columbia's Residential Tenancy Act and Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Act.

There are 18 resources available