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A Creditor Wants to Repossess Your Property

People’s Law School

If you can’t pay your loan, the creditor may seek to take your property to satisfy the debt. Learn your rights if a creditor wants to repossess (or seize) your property.

Last reviewed April 2024
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The Little Black Book of Scams

Competition Bureau Canada

This easy-to-read guide describes several scams and how to protect yourself from them. In addition to explaining some common myths and golden rules to help you beat the scammers, it also details what to do if you get scammed and how to get help and report a scam.

Last reviewed March 2024
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How to File a Human Rights Complaint

Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS)

Laura Track, a lawyer at the Human Rights Clinic, walks you through what you need to know to file a human rights complaint with the BC Human Rights Tribunal.

Last reviewed March 2024
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Discrimination & Human Rights: Information for indigenous People (part 3 of 3)

Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS)

The three-video series provide information about the BC Human Rights Code and how it protects Indigenous people in three areas of life: jobs, tenancy, and access to services. It explains human rights complaints and how the BC Human Rights Tribunal works.

Last reviewed March 2024
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BC Judicial Review Self-Help Guide

Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS)

This guide gives an overview of the judicial review process, from preparing and filing your petition and affidavit to representing yourself in court. It includes sample documents and ways to get in touch with CLAS lawyers to receive advice about your situation.

Last reviewed March 2024
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BC Human Rights Clinic: Legal Information

Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS)

Information about filing a human rights complaint in BC, including a step-by-step guide, an explanation of the BC Human Rights Code, a glossary, videos, and a list of past cases.

Last reviewed March 2024
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BC Human Rights Clinic: Know Your Rights — What to Do about Discrimination

Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS)

A 20-page booklet about the human rights laws that apply in BC. It explains how the law protects people, how you can make a complaint under the Human Rights Code, and who will help you.

Last reviewed March 2024
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BC Human Rights Clinic: Process

Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS)

Describes the process of filing a human rights complaint, including how long each step can take, what to expect after you first send your application, what documents you may need, and how to prepare for a hearing.

Last reviewed March 2024
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BC Human Rights Clinic: Frequently Asked Questions for Complainants

Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS)

Answers questions commonly asked by those who have made a human rights complaint.

Last reviewed March 2024
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Online Complaint Form for Consumers

Commission for Complaints for Telecom-Television Services (CCTS)

The CCTS helps resolve customer complaints about telecommunications and TV services. If you can’t resolve a complaint with your service provider, use this form to submit your complaint online.

Last reviewed March 2024