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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

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 36 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

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 27 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

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 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

Pivot Legal Society

Pivot Legal Society is a non-profit legal advocacy organization located in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Pivot is not a legal clinic or legal aid organization. Our mandate is to use the law strategically to achieve widespread social change affecting society's most marginalized. We work with low-income communities to develop legal strategies to address systemic problems affecting large numbers of people, and do not provide drop-in legal services or offer legal advice over the phone.

There are 19 resources available