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

For over 40 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 41 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 37 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

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 24 resources available

BC Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor General

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

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 21 resources available

BC Ministry of Social Development & Poverty Reduction

The Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction focuses on providing British Columbians in need with a system of supports to help them achieve their social and economic potential.

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