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Needs Assessment: PLEI in Languages Other Than English

Review of the legal information needs of B.C.’s English as an Additional Language (EAL) speakers to identify gaps and to determine areas of improvement in the presentation and distribution of legal information to these ...
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User Testing for MyLawBC and Family Law Website Video Project: In-Person vs. using Usertesting.com

Assessment of strengths and limitations of usertesting.com and comparing against the findings and experiences resulting from in-person testing of MyLawBC.
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Review of Parentage under Part 3 of the Family Law Act

This project will examine whether Part 3 of the Family Law Act is meeting it's goals in providing a complete scheme that addresses children equally, no matter whether the child was born through natural or assisted ...
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Online Training for Community-Based Intermediaries: Survey Findings and Implications

Feedback from community workers and other helping professionals about their online legal training needs and preferences. with conclusions and recommended next steps.
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MyLawBC Evaluation Report

Assess the efficacy of MyLawBC in terms of reaching target audiences, providing an accessible legal resource to users, providing users with needed legal information, and helping users resolve their legal issues.
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MyLawBC: Understanding Outcomes

Investigating the effectiveness of MyLawBC by examining the user journey and what appropriate benchmarks would be for users who complete visits to the MyLawBC website.
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Act Now! Decriminalizing Drugs in Vancouver

Technical brief with 1 main recommendation:that non-federal orders of government implement decriminalization locally, by applying to the federal government for an exemption against the offense of simple possession. ...
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Indigenous Public Legal Education and Information: Final Report and Recommendations

A consultation identifying the need for public legal education and information (PLEI) materials in Indigenous communities, with recommendations on various ways LSS can meet the needs of clients from Indigenous ...
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Decriminalization Done Right: A Rights-Based Path for Drug Policy

#DecrimDoneRight is a civil society platform based on evidence and rooted in public health and human rights approaches to drug policy. It is a product of collaboration from legal, human rights, public health sectors and ...
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Evaluating Canada's Sex Work Laws: The Case for Repeal

Analysis of the Criminal Code provisions in the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act (PCEPA) shows that the legislation has resulted in sweeping criminalization of the sex industry, threatening the ...
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