February 2020 Events

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Educating & Helping the Public

Free or low cost events for the general public to understand and use the law. Online via webinars, or in person (mostly in Metro Vancouver). Follow the links to see cost & registration info.

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  • Wills and Estates
    • When: Monday, February 10, 2020 – 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
    • Where: Port Moody Library
  • Wills and Estates
    • When: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
    • Where: Burnaby Public Library – McGill Branch
  • Power Attorney
    • When: Thursday, February 20, 2020 – 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
    • Where: Burnaby Library – Tommy Douglas Branch
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  • Housing Forum
    • When: February 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    • Where: Douglas College Surrey Learning Centre
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  • Recordkeeping and privacy for nonprofits
    • When: Wed, 26 February 2020, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    • Where: Alliance for Arts and Culture, 938 Howe Street, Vancouver
  • Copyright 101
    • When: Wed, 26 February 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    • Where: Alliance for Arts and Culture, 938 Howe Street, Vancouver
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Learning & Community Building

Free or low cost professional development events for intermediaries. Also, events in your community by organizations who help British Columbians in their interactions with the legal system.

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  • Social Justice Law Conference 2020: Changing Systems – What Can Lawyers & Advocates Do?
    For lawyers, legal advocates, and law students practicing in social justice fields of law. Panel topics include: an intersectional approach to the climate crisis; issues arising from the expansion of artificial intelligence (AI) into the realm of judicial, tribunal and government decision-making; Trans Rights and A2J barriers; and effective strategies for collaboration among lawyers and legal advocacy groups in changing systems to increase gender equality and refugee rights.
    • When: Saturday, 1 February 2020 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
    • Where: Segal Building, Granville Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 1W5
    • Cost/registration: Lawyers: $100; Legal Advocates, Articled Student & General Public: $50; Law Students: $20. Register online.
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  • Self-represented parties and mental health
    Practical advice on how to more effectively assist self-represented parties who have mental health conditions that impact their ability to navigate the legal system.
    • When: 04 Feb 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    • Where: Justice Education Society, 260 800 Hornby St, Vancouver
    • Cost/registration: Social Justice Friend Rate: Consider a minimum of $25 donation. Register online.
  • Amici Curiae LEXtures: Employment Law 101 (ACL EMP 101)
    • When: 25 Feb 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    • Where: Justice Education Society, 260 800 Hornby St, Vancouver
    • Cost/registration: Single In-Person Seat Rate – $157.50. Social Justice Friend Rate: Consider a minimum of $25 donation. Register online.
  • Provincial Learning Event – Contextualizing Abuse & Neglect
    We will consider how and why trans older adults are more vulnerable to neglect, abuse and mistreatment than their cisgender counterparts, and will provide some preliminary background and context to the lives of trans older adults and elders.
    • When: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    • Where: Toll-free teleconference
    • Cost/registration: Email info@bccrns.ca to receive dial-in info.
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  • Regulating Mediation and Arbitration in the Public Interest – Public Town Hall (online)
    “The Board of Directors of Mediate BC believes it is time that we, as a community of dispute resolution professionals, engage in dialogue about the benefits and risks of regulating mediation and arbitration, from the perspective of various stakeholders – the public, the profession, and the justice system.” – Lori Charvat, Mediate BC Board Chair
    • When: Feb 20, 2020 05:00 PM
    • Where: Online via Zoom
    • Cost/registration: Free. Register online.

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