We share with you a monthly roundup of changes to Clicklaw’s collection. Here is a summary of updates done in November 2020.
A Human Rights Approach to Mask-Wearing During the COVID-19 Pandemic (new)
by BC’s Office of the Human Rights Commissioner
This policy guidance from BC’s Human Rights Commissioner Kasari Govender details how mask-wearing requirements must accommodate people with disabilities or medical conditions that prevent them from using of non-medical masks.
CanLII Manual to British Columbia Civil Litigation (new)
by Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII)
This manual has three main parts: (1) Areas of Law Pathfinders, (2) The Guide to Civil Procedure at the Supreme Court of British Columbia, and (3) Annotations of the BC Supreme Court Civil Rules and Court of Appeal Rules. The publication is written for a wide range audience, including the public.
Enhance Access to Safety for International Students (new)
This booklet provides legal education, sexual violence awareness, and community resources for international students in remote/underserved areas in BC. It includes information on the law and consent, reporting sexual assault to the police, legal protection options, and human rights law.
Pets (newly added to Clicklaw)
by People’s Law School
Practical information on your legal responsibilities as a pet owner. Topics include taking care of pets at home, pets in public, and who can be held liable for dog attacks.
Legal Services for Muslim Women (new)
by Canadian Council of Muslim Women
The program aims to provide culturally appropriate legal services coordination for Canadian Muslim women seeking legal advice and counsel on family law issues. It is a one-stop referral service designed expressly for Canadian Muslim women to address their unique needs resulting from complexities related to Canadian and Muslim family laws. Fill out the client intake form on the website.