British Columbia - Legal research

City of Victoria v. Adams is an important new B.C. case about social and economic rights. The issue in this case is whether a City bylaw which required homeless people to remove tents and any...
Keywords: Homelessness, Legal Research, British Columbia
MOSAIC has recently updated some of their public legal guides. Check out Immigration and Refugee Law Guide (Editor's Note, Sept 2010: This Guide is now called Legal Issues for Newcomers and is...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Research, British Columbia, All of Canada
BC Laws provides free public access to the current laws of British Columbia. This unofficial current consolidation of BC Statutes and Regulations is updated continually as new and amended laws come...
Keywords: Legal Research, British Columbia
The British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) carries out scholarly research, writing and analysis for law reform, collaborating with government and other entities, and providing materials and support...
Keywords: elder law, law reform, Legal Research, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia
West Coast LEAF has put together a short educational pamphlet on family law, access to justice and specifically legal aid to be used all candidates meetings or other election events.
Keywords: Legal Aid, Legal Research, British Columbia
BC's first community court has opened in downtown Vancouver. The goal of the Vancouver Downtown Community Court is to reduce harm caused to the community by crime. The community court integrates...
Keywords: Legal Research, British Columbia
Battered Women's Support Services (BWSS) Immigrant Women Engagement in the Legal System project has released their first report, Engaging Immigrant Women In The Legal System-Community Engagement...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Research, LGBTQ, Violence, Women, British Columbia
Legal Help for British Columbians is a resource for non-legal professionals in BC who have clients with legal problems and little money to deal with them. It can help you in guiding someone in taking...
Keywords: charged with a crime, child support, complaint about police, consumer rights, disability benefits, human rights, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, pardon, record suspension, rural bc, rural bc, self-help, separation, suing someone, welfare, wills, British Columbia
The BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) and other Victoria lawyers are trying to challenge Victoria's bylaws which prevent homeless people from sleeping outside in tents and other shelters. BCLAA...
Keywords: Homelessness, Legal Research, British Columbia
Pro Bono Law of BC has launched the Civil Chambers Pro Bono Duty Counsel Project as a pilot project operating at 800 Smithe Street in Vancouver. Each Wednesday in 2008, volunteer lawyers from...
Keywords: Legal Research, British Columbia
Legal Services Society has just approved the following report: Building Bridges: Improving Legal Services for Aboriginal Peoples (PDF) prepared by Ardith Walkem (First Nations lawyer). The report...
Keywords: Indigenous, Legal Research, British Columbia