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BC Ministry of Social Development & Social Innovation

The Ministry of Social Development is responsible for delivering social development programs, using effective and outcome-based practices, and working in collaboration with ministries, other levels of government and business, community and service organizations.

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The Canadian Bar Association

The CBA is the essential ally and advocate of all members of the legal profession; it is the voice for all members of the profession and its primary purpose is to serve its members.

There are 16 resources available

Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS)

Provides free legal assistance for low-income people, including information and referrals, summary advice, and full representation in regards to reviewing final decisions by administrative bodies including the RTB, EAAT, EST, WCAT, HRT and the SST. Practice areas also include: human rights cases before the Human Rights Tribunal and representation of people detained under the Mental Health Act or subject to the mental disorder provisions of the Criminal Code.

There are 16 resources available

West Coast Prison Justice Society

The West Coast Prison Justice Society was incorporated in 1993 to promote the provision of legal aid to prisoners in British Columbia. We promote the rule of law within prisons and the fair and equal treatment of prisoners.

There are 15 resources available

Public Guardian and Trustee of BC

The mandate of the PGT is to: protect the legal and financial interests of children under the age of 19 years; protect the legal, financial, personal and health care interests of adults who require assistance in decision making; and administer the estates of deceased and missing persons.‚Äč

There are 15 resources available

Law Society of BC

The Law Society of British Columbia is the regulatory body for the BC legal profession and works to ensure that the public is well served by a legal profession that is honourable, competent and independent. It sets and enforces standards of professional conduct for lawyers in BC and brings a voice to issues affecting the justice system and the delivery of legal services.

There are 13 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 13 resources available

BC Ministry of Children and Family Development

The Ministry provides programs and services to ensure that healthy children and responsible families are living in safe, caring and inclusive communities.

There are 12 resources available

Employment and Social Development Canada

Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) is the department of the Government of Canada responsible for developing, managing and delivering social programs and services.

There are 12 resources available

Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL)

The Canadian Centre for Elder Law is dedicated to improving the lives of older adults in their relation to the law. The only organization of its kind in Canada, the Centre conducts research, outreach, and public legal education on elder law issues. The Centre is a division of the British Columbia Law Institute.

There are 12 resources available