November 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
November 1-6November 7-13 | November 14-20 | November 21-30
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November 1-6, 2022

  • Nidus Webinar Wednesdays (Webinar)
    by Nidus Resource Centre
    • What: Each Wednesday, the Nidus Resource Centre will do a free online presentation (webinar). There will be a short presentation on the legal planning documents available under BC legislation – e.g. Representation Agreements, Enduring Powers of Attorney, Wills – and a brief introduction to the Nidus Registry. Then it is open to your questions. Your questions do not have to relate to the presentation.
    • When: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, and every following Wednesday through to the end of November.
    • Cost: Free

November 7-13, 2022

  • Everyday Law Series: Spousal Support and Property Division (In-Person)
    by AC Friends of Court
    • What: This one hour session focuses on: Spousal Support and Property Division. Attendees can ask general questions or get help booking their appointment from 630 to 7 pm. This is offered in English and Mandarin. This is in-person at Chimo Community Services at 8000 Minoru Blvd #340 Richmond, BC V6Y 3Z5.
    • When: Tuesday, November 8th, 2022 5:30 PM 6:30 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • Nidus Webinar Wednesdays (Webinar)
    by Nidus Resource Centre
    • What: Each Wednesday, the Nidus Resource Centre will do a free online presentation (webinar). There will be a short presentation on the legal planning documents available under BC legislation – e.g. Representation Agreements, Enduring Powers of Attorney, Wills – and a brief introduction to the Nidus Registry. Then it is open to your questions. Your questions do not have to relate to the presentation.
    • When: Wednesday, November 9th, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, and every following Wednesday through to the end of November.
    • Cost: Free

November 14-20, 2022

  • Acting as an Attorney or Representative under a Planning Document (Webinar)
    by People’s Law School
    • What: This webinar is for people who have been named under a power of attorney or a representation agreement. Guest speakers will answer common questions about the rights and responsibilities of an attorney or representative, including questions about how to best support their loved ones and navigate often conflicting input from others.
    • When: Tuesday, November 15th, 2022 Noon
    • Cost: Free
  • Nidus Webinar Wednesdays (Webinar)
    by Nidus Resource Centre
    • What: Each Wednesday, the Nidus Resource Centre will do a free online presentation (webinar). There will be a short presentation on the legal planning documents available under BC legislation – e.g. Representation Agreements, Enduring Powers of Attorney, Wills – and a brief introduction to the Nidus Registry. Then it is open to your questions. Your questions do not have to relate to the presentation.
    • When: Wednesday, November 16th, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, and every following Wednesday through to the end of November.
    • Cost: Free
  • Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning 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, November 17th, 2022 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM 
    • Cost: $25

November 21-30, 2022

  • 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: Tuesday, November 22th, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • Nidus Webinar Wednesdays (Webinar)
    by Nidus Resource Centre
    • What: Each Wednesday, the Nidus Resource Centre will do a free online presentation (webinar). There will be a short presentation on the legal planning documents available under BC legislation – e.g. Representation Agreements, Enduring Powers of Attorney, Wills – and a brief introduction to the Nidus Registry. Then it is open to your questions. Your questions do not have to relate to the presentation.
    • When: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, and every following Wednesday through to the end of November.
    • 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: Tuesday, November 29th, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:45 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • Nidus Webinar Wednesdays (Webinar)
    by Nidus Resource Centre
    • What: Each Wednesday, the Nidus Resource Centre will do a free online presentation (webinar). There will be a short presentation on the legal planning documents available under BC legislation – e.g. Representation Agreements, Enduring Powers of Attorney, Wills – and a brief introduction to the Nidus Registry. Then it is open to your questions. Your questions do not have to relate to the presentation.
    • When: Wednesday, November 30th, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, and every following Wednesday through to the end of November.
    • 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.
November 1-6 | November 7-13 | November 14-20 | November 21-30
Looking for public legal education events? Go back to the beginning

November 7-13, 2022

  • Refugee Sponsorship Conflict Resolution Training: Session One Skills Building (Webinar)
    by Refugee Sponsorship Training Program
    • What: This project will train sponsors to manage complex issues and conflicts as well as receive immediate support, mediation and coaching from trained mediators, with the overall aim of reducing sponsorship breakdowns. The two-part training sessions include interactive exercises, role plays, and discussion. Participants will also receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of both sessions.
    • When: Tuesday, November 8th, 2022 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Cost: Free

November 14-20, 2022

  • Refugee Sponsorship Conflict Resolution Training: Session Two Role Play (Webinar)
    by Refugee Sponsorship Training Program
    • What: This project will train sponsors to manage complex issues and conflicts as well as receive immediate support, mediation and coaching from trained mediators, with the overall aim of reducing sponsorship breakdowns. The two-part training sessions include interactive exercises, role plays, and discussion. Participants will also receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of both sessions.
    • When: Tuesday, November 15th, 2022 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • Refugee Sponsorship Conflict Resolution Training: Session One Skills Building (Webinar)
    by Refugee Sponsorship Training Program
    • What: This project will train sponsors to manage complex issues and conflicts as well as receive immediate support, mediation and coaching from trained mediators, with the overall aim of reducing sponsorship breakdowns. The two-part training sessions include interactive exercises, role plays, and discussion. Participants will also receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of both sessions.
    • When: Thursday, November 17th, 2022 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
    • Cost: Free

November 21-30, 2022

  • The Legacy and Future of Social Work, Colonialism, and Child Welfare in BC (Webinar)
    by NI? TU,O Child and Family Services Society, Indigenous Law Research Unit, West Coast LEAF, CLBC
    • What: In 2022, NI? TU,O Child and Family Services Society and the Indigenous Law Research Unit released a Toolkit on Coast Salish Laws Relating to Child and Caregiver Nurturance and Safety. This presentation will highlight key sections in the Toolkit and explore the role that communities, governments, agencies and individuals can play in revitalizing and incorporating Coast Salish law, and more broadly, Indigenous law, into legislation, policy, and practice.
    • When: Monday, November 28th, 2022 1:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • Refugee Sponsorship Conflict Resolution Training: Session Two Role Play (Webinar)
    by Refugee Sponsorship Training Program
    • What: This project will train sponsors to manage complex issues and conflicts as well as receive immediate support, mediation and coaching from trained mediators, with the overall aim of reducing sponsorship breakdowns. The two-part training sessions include interactive exercises, role plays, and discussion. Participants will also receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of both sessions.
    • When: Tuesday, November 29th, 2022 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • Colour of Violence: Race Gender and Anti-Violence Services (Webinar)
    by Battered Women’s Support Services (BWSS)
    • What: Over the past year, BWSS has been engaged in a community-based research project to better understand and raise awareness on the experiences of Indigenous, Black, newcomer immigrant/refugee, and racialized survivors accessing gender-based violence services in British Columbia. ASL interpretation included.
    • When: Wednesday, November 30th, 2022 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Cost: Free

December Events

Plan ahead! Here’s a preview of what’s coming next month.

  • Creating Safety in BC Courts: Key Challenges and Recommendations (Webinar)
    by Rise Women’s Legal Centre
    • What: Rise Women’s Legal Centre will discuss their latest report on improving the legal system and access to justice. This webinar will highlight the key challenges facing survivors of violence and discuss the 25 recommendations for positive changes to courthouses in BC. 
    • When: Thursday, December 1st, 2022 Noon to 1:00 PM
    • Cost: Free

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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