August 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
August 1-7 | August 8-14 | August 15-21 | August 22-31
Looking for events for intermediaries? Jump to the next section.

August 8-14, 2022

  • Preparing a Settlement Plan: Financial and Settlement Responsibilities (Webinar)
    by Refugee Sponsorship Training Program
    • What: This session for Groups of Five will focus on the importance of a good settlement plan when preparing a refugee sponsorship application. This session will help you learn the financial and settlement responsibilities of Groups of Five, things to keep in mind when completing the settlement plan form, the relationship between the Sponsorship Cost Table and the RAP rates when calculating the minimum level of financial support and important post-arrival considerations when providing financial support.
    • When: Monday, August 8th, 2022 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • Affidavit Swearing Service (In-person)
    by Amici Curiae Friendship Society
    • What: AC will be at Chimo Community Services in Richmond on August 10. They can swear affidavits for $0. No appointment is necessary. Clients must bring their picture ID and the documents they need sworn. Chimo Community Services 7000 Minoru Richmond.
    • When: Wednesday, August 10th, 2022 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • Nidus Webinar Wednesdays (Webinar)
    by Nidus Resource Centre
    • What: There will be a short presentation on a specific topic and then it is open to your questions. Your questions do not have to relate to the specific topic.
    • When: Wednesday, August 10th, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, and every following Wednesday through to the end of November.
    • Cost: Free

August 15-21, 2022

  • Moving Beyond The Binary: How to Meaningfully Include Gender Diverse People (Webinar)
    by The Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia (LISNS)
    • What: LISNS is offering two free workplace gender inclusion training sessions this month, in promotion of their Moving Beyond the Binary guide. Some information will be specific to Nova Scotia, but most of it will be applicable elsewhere, including BC.
    • When: Tuesday, August 16th, 2022 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Cost: Free
  • Nidus Webinar Wednesdays (Webinar)
    by Nidus Resource Centre
    • What: There will be a short presentation on a specific topic and then it is open to your questions. Your questions do not have to relate to the specific topic.
    • When: Wednesday, August 17th, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, and every following Wednesday through to the end of November.
    • Cost: Free
  • RDSP 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: Thursday, August 18th, 2022 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Cost: Free

August 22-31, 2022

  • How to Apply for No Court Filing Fees in BC Family Court (In Person/Webinar)
    by Amici Curiae Friendship Society
    • What: The session will include information on fee waivers, knowing if you qualify, and the documents for fee waiver applications. Attendees can ask general questions or get help booking their appointment from 7 to 7:30 PM. Offered in English and Mandarin.
    • When: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • RDSP Level 2 (Webinar)
    by Plan Institute
    • What: This Advanced RDSP workshop is for those who already have a RDSP or have already taken level 1 and would like to deepen their knowledge and learn how to maximize growth. This workshop includes more complicated financial information so attendees should already understand RDSP basics and review our glossary of terms before attending this workshop.
    • When: Wednesday, August 24th, 2022 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
    • Cost: Free
  • Nidus Webinar Wednesdays (Webinar)
    by Nidus Resource Centre
    • What: There will be a short presentation on a specific topic and then it is open to your questions. Your questions do not have to relate to the specific topic.
    • When: Wednesday, August 24th, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, and every following Wednesday through to the end of November.
    • Cost: Free
  • Moving Beyond The Binary: How to Meaningfully Include Gender Diverse People (Webinar)
    by The Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia (LISNS)
    • What: LISNS is offering two free workplace gender inclusion training sessions this month, in promotion of their Moving Beyond the Binary guide. Some information will be specific to Nova Scotia, but most of it will be applicable elsewhere, including BC.
    • When: Thursday, August 25th, 2022 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • 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.
August 1-7 | August 8-14 | August 15-21 | August 22-31
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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