April 2021 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.
Apr 1-4 | Apr 5-11 | Apr 12-18 | Apr 19-30
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April 5-11, 2021

  • Making it Easier to Do Good with Senator Ratna Omidvar (Webinar)
    by PLEO
    • What: How can our systems make it easier for non-profits and charities to have lasting impact? At the same time, how can we amplify the voices of BIPOC organizations in pursuit of access to justice? Join an illuminating conversation with Senator Ratna Omidvar about how to enable charities to establish equal partnerships with non-charities, while still ensuring accountability.
    • When: Thursday, April 8, 2021 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
    • Cost: Free

April 12-18, 2021

  • Human Rights in the Workplace: An Overview for Employers (Webinar)
    by CLAS
    • What: Creating respectful, inclusive, and discrimination-free workplaces makes good business sense. This full-day interactive workshop is designed to assist employers, business owners, managers, human resources professionals, union leaders and members of the public to understand their rights and responsibilities under human rights law.
    • When: Monday, April 12, 2021 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Cost: $200
  • People, Parking and Pets: Strata Living in British Columbia (Webinar)
    by People’s Law School
    • What: With folks at home now more than ever, people living in condos have questions. Questions about noisy neighbours, owning pets, access to parking, and other issues of living in close quarters. Questions about how to raise complaints and what channels are best to resolve problems.
    • When: Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Noon to 1:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • Registered Disability Savings Plan Level 1 (Webinar)
    by Plan Institute
    • What: Beginner RDSP workshop 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 needed to get the most out of this workshop.
    • When: Tuesday, April 13, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Cost: Free

April 19-30, 2021

  • Legal Lunch & Learn: So What’s a Union Anyway? (Webinar)
    by Pacific Legal Education and Outreach Society (PLEO)
    • What: In an age of precarity, many workers are looking for old (new) ways to secure their livelihoods. Organizing a union is one way to do this. Janna Crown, Associate at Moore Edgar Lyster LLP, will demystify what a union is, the potential impacts, benefits, and potential drawbacks the process of unionization offers your non-profit.
    • When: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 Noon to 1:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) Information Session Level 2 (Webinar)
    by Plan Institute
    • What: Advanced RDSP workshop for those who already have an RDSP or are deciding where to open their RDSP and want to deepen their knowledge and learn how to maximize growth. This workshop includes more complicated financial information and attendees should already have an understanding of RDSP basics before joining or attend Level 1 first.
    • When: Thursday, April 22, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    • 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.
Apr 1-4 | Apr 5-11 | Apr 12-18Apr 19-30
Looking for public legal education events? Go back to the beginning.

April 1-4, 2021

  • Anti-Asian Racism in BC and Beyond: A Panel Discussion (Webinar)
    by University of Victoria
    • What: UVIC Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives hosts this panel discussion regarding anti-Asian racism in British Columbia.
    • When: Thursday, April 1, 2021 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    • Cost: Free

April 12-18, 2021

  • Seniors Navigator Training Class 1 (Webinar)
    by Seniors Services Society of BC
    • What: Navigator Training for Seniors Housing and Support courses are specially designed for social service workers, supporting seniors who need housing information and support in BC. Enhance your skills and knowledge in navigating seniors’ housing options and facilitating access to community resources through guest speakers. Class 1 covers: aging and its relation to housing needs; and housing navigation.
    • When: Thursday, April 15, 2021 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
    • Cost: $200. Payment provides access to all classes.

April 19-30, 2021

  • Seniors Navigator Training Class 2 (Webinar)
    by Seniors Services Society of BC
    • What: Navigator Training for Seniors Housing and Support courses are specially designed for social service workers, supporting seniors who need housing information and support in BC. Enhance your skills and knowledge in navigating seniors’ housing options and facilitating access to community resources through guest speakers. Class 2 covers: types of seniors housing; BC Housing supports; BC Health Authorities – housing options with supports.
    • When: Thursday, April 22, 2021 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Costs: Already paid for with registration for class 1
  • Seniors Navigator Training Class 3 (Webinar)
    by Seniors Services Society of BC and guest speaker Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre
    • What: Navigator Training for Seniors Housing and Support courses are specially designed for social service workers, supporting seniors who need housing information and support in BC. Enhance your skills and knowledge in navigating seniors’ housing options and facilitating access to community resources through guest speakers. Class 3 covers: rights/responsibilities of senior renters; housing advocacy for seniors.
    • When: Thursday, April 29, 2021 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
    • Costs: Already paid for with registration of class 1

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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