May 2022 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
May 1-8 | May 9-15 | May 16-22 | May 23-31
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May 9-15, 2022

  • Defamation on Social Media (Webinar)
    by Pacific Legal Education and Outreach Society (PLEO)
    • What: Can I be sued for something I say on social media? What is safe to share online and what could get me in trouble? Join David Wotherspoon and Jasmine Der, defamation and free speech litigators, for an in depth discussion on defamation on social media.
    • When: Monday, May 9th, 2022 Noon to 1:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • Copyright Conversations: Fraudulent Use of Indigenous Art (Webinar)
    by Pacific Legal Education and Outreach Society (PLEO)
    • What: In honour of Indigenous Heritage Month, PLEO is pleased to present Copyright Conversations: Fraudulent Use of Indigenous Art. Join PLEO for this session about the ongoing work to expose the widespread sale of fraudulent Northwest Coast artwork and ceremonial artifacts.
    • When: Thursday, May 12th, 2022 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
    • Cost: Free

May 16-22, 2022

  • Becoming a Sponsorship Agreement Holder (SAH) (Webinar)
    by Refugee Sponsorship Training Program
    • What: Participants will receive information on the eligibility requirements and application process to become a SAH, as well as how to be added to the mandatory training course, and will have an opportunity to ask questions.
    • When: Monday, May 16th, 2022 8:00 AM
    • Cost: Free
  • RDSP Information Session 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, May 17th, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • Wills, Trusts and Estate Online Workshop (Webinar)
    by Plan Institute
    • What: Becoming well-informed about wills, trusts and estate planning is necessary to secure the financial future of your loved one with a disability. In this online workshop, you will learn things you should consider when creating a will, ways in which to ensure your loved one is protected when family passes, the types of trusts available, and more.
    • When: Thursday, May 19th, 2022 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
    • Cost: $25.00

May 23-31, 2022

  • Credit Counselling Society: Irregular Income (Webinar)
    by Disability Alliance BC
    • What: Join DABC’s Tax AID team and the Credit Counselling Society for this hour session where participants will learn how to manage irregular income. Intended for hourly, seasonal, commission, contract and/or self-employed individuals.
    • When: Thursday, May 26th, 2022 Noon to 1:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • 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 understand RDSP basics and review our glossary of terms before attending this workshop.
    • When: Thursday, May 26th, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:45 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • Workplace Harassment in British Columbia (Webinar)
    by People’s Law School
    • What: What is workplace harassment? Who can you talk to if you think you’re being harassed? What if your complaint was investigated but you haven’t been told what’s happening next? When should you reach out to a lawyer? How can WorkSafeBC help? Join PLS for this free webinar where they will provide answers to these questions and more.
    • When: Tuesday, May 31st, 2022 Noon to 1:00 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.
May 1-8 | May 9-15 | May 16-22 | May 23-31
Looking for public legal education events? Go back to the beginning

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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