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The Builders Lien Act protects participants in a construction project such as contractors, material suppliers, and individual workers by giving them several forms of security for payment for work done or materials ...
View website from British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI)


The BCLI conducted an international review of approaches to resolving workplace conflict and investigating the range of labour and employment conflict resolution systems in operation in other parts of Canada and select ...
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This 
report sets 
out
 recommendations 
to 
protect 
the
interests 
of older 
adults 
who
 wish 
to 
use
 their
 assets 
for
the 
benefit 
of 
younger 
family 
members, and to raise
general awareness
about
 the ...
View website from Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL)


This project develops a set of recommended practices for legal practitioners for better ensuring that the wills they prepare represent a client’s genuine independent last wishes, untainted by undue influence.
View website from British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI)


This project examines how vulnerable investors are using supported decision making in their lives. It will focus on decision making during the investment process to maximize an investor’s access to investment options ...
View website from Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL)


Project Inclusion is a comprehensive study into the ways in which specific laws and policies in policing, health care, and the court system directly undermine the health and safety of people who are homeless and living ...
View website from Pivot Legal Society


This project will make recommendations to reform the law of pension division on spousal breakdown under part 6 of the Family Law Act. Pensions are a complex type of property to divide fairly between spouses, so the law ...
View website from British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI)


This comprehensive report is based on the lived experience, leadership, and expertise of Indigenous survivors. It places Indigenous women survivors at the center, rather than as a secondary reference. It proposes 35 key ...
View website from Downtown Eastside Women's Centre


This report, presented to the District of North Cowichan Council on behalf of the Chemainus Residents Association, examines the council’s legal duties when making planning decisions and documents the long history of ...
View PDF from Environmental Law Centre, University of Victoria


This paper addresses the urgent need for reform of the regulatory processes overseen by the National Energy Board with respect to pipeline construction on private land. Reform is needed to provide simple fairness and ...
View PDF from Environmental Law Centre, University of Victoria