We share with you a monthly roundup of changes to Clicklaw’s collection. Here is a summary of updates done in September 2021.
BC Ministry of Attorney General
Online FLA Assistant (New)
This website helps you fill out the forms needed to apply for family court orders. They are protection orders, parenting arrangements, child support, contact with a child, guardianship, spousal support, case management, priority parenting matters, relocation of a child, and enforcement.
BC’s Office of the Human Rights Commissioner
Hate speech and the law in British Columbia (Newly Added)
This page answers common questions about hate speech based on the laws that are applicable in BC. Includes discriminatory speech, protected characteristics under the Criminal Code and BC’s Human Rights Code, freedom of speech, defending yourself when accused, witnessing hate speech & being a victim.
Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for BC (OIPC)
Privacy and the BC vaccine card: FAQs (New)
This two-pager tells you how the BC vaccine card and the Public Health Orders work together with the privacy laws in British Columbia. It does so by answering common questions about the implementation and protecting your privacy.
UBC Law Students’ Legal Advice Program (LSLAP)
The LSLAP Manual is used by law students handling cases at the LSLAP program legal clinics. All the chapters have been updated with the latest (2021) edition. See the full listings on Clicklaw.
Courthouse Libraries BC (Updated – new service hours)
Provides legal information services to the public via a network of libraries in BC courthouses. We encourage the public to call (1.800.665.2570) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) before visiting our library – we can provide many services this way and can save you time. Libraries provides access to staff expertise, the print and digital legal collections and public access computers. To arrange a visit of up to one hour, contact your local library.
Rise Women’s Legal Centre
Equality Law Clinic (New)
Free legal services in the area of replacing/applying for government ID (birth certificates), name or gender change on ID documents (incl. reclaiming Indigenous names), helping with police or human rights complaints, and notarization of documents. Volunteer lawyers and trained law students deliver all legal services, except for notarizations, which may be delivered by other qualified Rise staff. Make an appointment by online form, phone, or email.
Social Security Tribunal of Canada
Social Security Tribunal: Navigators (Newly added)
A navigator helps people who don’t have a professional representative, like a lawyer. These specialized staff guide you through the appeal process, explain the role of everyone involved, help you prepare for your hearing, and answer your questions. They cannot give you legal advice, speak for you, be your representative, be at your hearing, or refer you to a specific representative.
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