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Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) is Canada's largest independent administrative tribunal. It is responsible for making well-reasoned decisions on immigration and refugee matters, efficiently, fairly and in accordance with the law. The IRB decides, among other responsibilities, who needs refugee protection among the thousands of claimants who come to Canada annually.

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Royal Canadian Mounted Police

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is the Canadian national police service and an agency of the Ministry of Public Safety Canada. The RCMP is unique in the world since it is a national, federal, provincial and municipal policing body. We provide a total federal policing service to all Canadians and policing services under contract to the three territories, eight provinces (except Ontario and Quebec), more than 190 municipalities, 184 Aboriginal communities and three international airports.

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National Clearinghouse on Family Violence (NCFV)

The National Clearinghouse on Family Violence (NCFV) is a one-stop source for information on violence and abuse within the family. It operates on behalf of the 15 partner departments, agencies and Crown corporations of the federal Family Violence Initiative. The NCFV collects, develops and disseminates resources on prevention, protection and treatment. Resources and services are available free of charge, in English and French, in hard copy or online, and in alternative formats upon request.

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Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy Canada

Our role is to protect the integrity of the bankruptcy and insolvency system, and our mission is to ensure public confidence in the marketplace. For debtors and creditors, we make the bankruptcy and insolvency process easier to understand and provide them with the information they need to best manage their situations. We also license and regulate trustees, the people who administer bankruptcies and insolvencies, and ensure they comply with all aspects of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.

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BC Public Interest Advocacy Centre (BCPIAC)

BC Public Interest Advocacy Centre (BCPIAC) is a not-for-profit law office based in Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories. Our mission is to advance the interests of groups that are generally unrepresented or underrepresented in issues of major public concern. We do this through two areas of work: representing low and fixed income people of British Columbia in matters that relate to utility regulation; and, strategic anti-poverty and social justice issues before courts and tribunals in BC.

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Better Business Bureau

BBB’s mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust. BBB accomplishes this mission by: Creating a community of trustworthy businesses; Setting standards for marketplace trust; Encouraging and supporting best practices; Celebrating marketplace role models, and; Denouncing substandard marketplace behavior.

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Community Legal Education Ontario

CLEO is a community legal clinic, founded in 1974, that specializes in public legal education.

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Credit Counselling Society

The Credit Counselling Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals and families find solutions to their debt and money problems. We provide consumers with confidential and free credit counselling services, credit education and debt management programs.

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Ecojustice Canada

Ecojustice, formerly Sierra Legal Defence Fund goes to court to defend the right of Canadians to a healthy environment.  As Canada's largest and foremost non-profit environmental law organization our trusted voice in the courts enables citizens to expose lawbreakers and hold governments accountable, all while setting powerful precedents for clean water, natural spaces, healthy communities and for global warming solutions.

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Ready to Rent BC

Ready to Rent BC envisions community well-being through housing education and support. Ready to Rent was founded in 2011, in BC, to reduce rental screening barriers, build tenant capacity and prevent housing instability and homelessness of vulnerable populations. The program has proven itself through the thousands of individuals that have participated in the education, and have experienced increased stable and successful tenancies.

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