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July 2024 Events

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Educating & Helping the Public

Free or low-cost events for the general public to understand and use the law. Follow the links to see cost & registration info. All times in Pacific Time unless stated otherwise. See disclaimer.
July 1-7 | July 8-14 | July 15-21July 22-31
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July 8-14, 2024

  • Personal Planning through Storytelling: Representation Agreements (Webinar)
    by Nidus and AutismBC
    • What: What is personal planning? How is it different from estate planning? What if I have a Will and an Enduring Power of Attorney – am I covered? What if I can’t make any of these documents? What will happen to me in an emergency if I can’t speak for myself? Learn the answers to these questions and more. There will be a short period for Q&A. All are welcome to attend.
    • When: Wednesday, July 10th, 2024 Noon to 1:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • RDSP Level 1 (Webinar)
    by Plan Institute
    • What: The Level 1: Intro to the RDSP webinar is for those who want to learn what an RDSP is, who qualifies, how to apply for the Disability Tax Credit, and how to open an RDSP. This is best suited to people who want to learn the basics of RDSPs and get general information about the plan. No background knowledge is needed.
    • When: Thursday, July 11th, 2024 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Cost: Free

July 15-21, 2024

  • Personal Planning through Storytelling: Representation Agreements (Webinar)
    by Nidus and Family Caregivers of BC
    • What: What is personal planning? How is it different from estate planning? What if I have a Will and an Enduring Power of Attorney – am I covered? What if I can’t make any of these documents? What will happen to me in an emergency if I can’t speak for myself? Learn the answers to these questions and more. There will be a short period for Q&A. All are welcome to attend.
    • When: Wednesday, July 17th, 2024 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Cost: Free
  • RDSP Level 2 (Webinar)
    by Plan Institute
    • What: This Advanced RDSP webinar is for people who have an RDSP or have already taken Level 1 and would like to deepen their knowledge of the RDSP and learn how to maximize its growth. This webinar includes more complicated information so attendees should already have attended our RDSP: Level 1 webinar.
    • When: Wednesday, July 17th, 2024 7:00 PM to 8:45 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning (Webinar)
    by Plan Institute
    • What: Understanding wills, trusts, and estate planning can help secure your financial future or the financial future of a loved one with a disability. This webinar covers topics including considerations when creating a will, tips for protecting your loved ones when family passes, types of trusts, and more.
    • When: Thursday, July 18th, 2024 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
    • Cost: Free

July 22-31, 2024

  • Becoming a SAH Information Session (Webinar)
    by Refugee Sponsorship Training Program
    • What: This information session is specifically for organizations who have been incorporated for at least two years, and who intend to apply to become a SAH in 2024. In this webinar, you will learn about the eligibility requirements, the application process, and the required supporting documents for applying to become a Sponsorship Agreement Holder. Registration opens in July.
    • When: Wednesday, July 24th, 2024 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
    • Cost: Free

Learning & Community Building

Free or low-cost professional development events for intermediaries, the people providing information and support to members of the public in their interactions with the legal system. We only include those that are open to non-lawyers. Also, events by organizations who help British Columbians in their interactions with the legal system. All times in Pacific Time unless stated otherwise. See disclaimer.
July 1-7 | July 8-14 | July 15-21 | July 22-31
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We will update this section when more events are announced.


Disclaimer: These events are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the Clicklaw team of any of the products or services of the organizations. Contact the external site for questions regarding their events.


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Coming Soon: A Brand New Clicklaw!

Courthouse Libraries BC is excited to announce that it is launching a new Clicklaw website on June 19, 2024!   

Clicklaw was launched 15 years ago as an online library of public legal education and information (PLEI) for BC, and much has changed since then about how PLEI is delivered and what users need and experience. We knew that the site had become outdated and clumsy, so we gave it a makeover! 

The new Clicklaw will not only look more modern, visitors will experience improved access to the most relevant resources to help them resolve their own or a client’s legal issues. 

The top section of the new Clicklaw homepage, showing the top navigation menu containing links to legal topics, resources, and services. The new logo with the word Clicklaw in blue and dark red colours is on the top corner left. Below it is a blue,  page-wide section with the heading that says "Find practical legal information for everyone. Connect with legal service providers." Under the heading, the text says, "Clicklaw guides you to trusted resources from non-profit organizations, the government, and the legal profession in British Columbia."
A preview of the new Clicklaw homepage

Some of the great changes include: 

  • An improved search experience that guides users to selected resources and provides step-by-step overviews of the legal issues.  
  • Fewer legal topics and sub-topics than the current site, which should mean less digging for what people need. 
  • Content that is curated and structured by CLBC librarians to ensure the most credible and relevant materials are available to help people on their legal journey.  
  • New design – a fresh look and feel that aligns with the trusted CLBC brand. 
  • More guidance on the website, making it easier for the public to navigate. 

Our renewed focus on helping people to resolve their legal matters meant that we had to make some hard decisions to streamline the content: 

  • The sections Learn & Teach and Reform & Research will no longer be available, nor will the links to translated materials. This content is still available to the public on other websites, as Clicklaw only links to them and does not host these resources. 
  • The HelpMap of legal services will be replaced by a list of available services to contact, sorted by topic/service type. Things like addresses and hours changes frequently and we concluded service providers are the best source of that information. 

Please have a look at the new site when it goes live on June 19, and spread the word! 

See any issues with the new site, or want to tell us what you like? To provide feedback on the new Clicklaw after go-live, please email us at editor@clicklaw.bc.ca.


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