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Cerebral Palsy Association of British Columbia

The Cerebral Palsy Association of British Columbia provides supports, education, and information throughout BC. Our mission is: To raise awareness of cerebral palsy in the community; To assist those living with cerebral palsy to reach their maximum potential; To work to see those living with cerebral palsy realize their place as equals in a diverse society.

There are 7 resources available

Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada

The Commissioner is an advocate for the privacy rights of Canadians and her powers include: Investigating complaints, conducting audits and pursuing court action under two federal laws; Publicly reporting on the personal information-handling practices of public and private sector organizations; Supporting, undertaking and publishing research into privacy issues; and promoting public awareness and understanding of privacy issues.

There are 7 resources available

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for BC (OIPC)

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Co­lumbia (OIPC) provides independent review of access to information decisions made by public bodies under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA), and is also responsible for overseeing com­pliance by private sector organizations with the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA).

There are 7 resources available

BC Vital Statistics Agency

TheVital Statistics Agency registers all vital events (birth, death, marriage) occurring in British Columbia and maintains registries and records of those events back to 1872. The Agency also registers all legal changes of name and operates a registry documenting the location of registrants’ wills.

There are 6 resources available

Seniors First BC (formerly BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support)

Seniors First BC (formerly BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support) is a non profit organization delivering programs and initiatives to prevent elder abuse. Services include the Seniors Abuse and Information Line, Victim Services Program, Legal Advocacy Program, the Elder Law Clinic, and Workshops and Training. Seniors First BC advocates for legal and social justice for older adults in BC.

There are 6 resources available

Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre (TRAC)

TRAC promotes the legal protection of tenants across BC by providing information, education, support and research on residential tenancy matters. Services include a phone service, workshops, direct representation, website, online course, social media and multilingual publications.

There are 6 resources available

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

The BC and Yukon Division of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada has been supporting research into multiple sclerosis and providing services and programs to the 8000 British Columbians affected by MS and their families since 1975.

There are 6 resources available

Pacific Legal Education and Outreach Society (PLEO)

The Pacific Legal Education and Outreach Society (PLEO) seeks to ensure that arts, culture, and social service non-profits and low-income artists are informed about & empowered to exercise their legal rights & responsibilities under the provincial & federal acts & regulations which govern their activities. PLEO seeks to address this shortfall in knowledge & access through a number of programs administered through its two initiatives, Artists’ Legal Outreach (ALO) and Law For Non-Profits (LFNP).

There are 6 resources available

Plan Institute

Plan Institute supports individuals with disabilities and their families by providing educational material and initiatives, including workshops and publications, collaborating on community-based projects, and advocating for policy reform.

There are 6 resources available

BC Human Rights Tribunal

The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal is an independent, quasi-judicial body created by the B.C. Human Rights Code. The Tribunal is responsible for accepting, screening, mediating and adjudicating human rights complaints.

There are 6 resources available