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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

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 30 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

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 17 resources available

Canada Department of Justice

The Department of Justice has the mandate to support the dual roles of the Minister of Justice and the Attorney General of Canada. The Department of Justice fulfills three distinctive roles within the Government of Canada. It acts as: a policy department with responsibilities to oversee matters relating to the administration of justice within the federal domain, a provider of various legal services to government, and a central agency responsible for supporting the Minister in advising Cabinet.

There are 17 resources available