January 2023 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
January 1-8 | January 9-15 | January 16-22 | January 23-31
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January 9-15, 2022

  • Charities Making Grants to Non-qualified Donees (Webinar)
    by Vantage Point and Pacific Legal Education and Outreach
    • What: In the session we will review the Draft Guidance and how these changes may enable support charities to establish equal partnerships with non-charities, empowering the voices of BIPOC organizations, while still ensuring accountability and transparency
    • When: Thursday, January 12th, 2023 Noon to 1:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • Affidavit Swearing Service Legal Forms Workshop (In-Person)
    by Amici Curiae Friends of Court Society
    • What: AC Friends of Court is hosting its first legal forms workshop in the City of Surrey. There is a $0 affidavit swearing service. Bring your legal documents and ID. This is in person at Sources Community Resources Centre Newton location, Lobby 105 – 13771 72A Avenue Surrey BC V3W 9C6. This service is provided in English, Chinese, Punjabi, and Hindi.
    • When: Thursday, January 12th, 2023 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    • Cost: Free

January 16-22, 2022

  • Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning (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. Zoom link will be emailed out one week beforehand.
    • When: Thursday, January 19th, 2023 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
    • Cost: $25
  • 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, January 19th, 2023 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Cost: Free

January 23-31, 2022

  • 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: Thursday, January 26th, 2023 7:00 PM to 8:45 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • Getting Along with Your Ex (Webinar)
    by People’s Law School
    • What: Breakups are hard. There are difficult issues to work through, like how to divide your property and debts, how any support arrangements will work, and (if you have children) your parenting arrangements. Learning how to communicate effectively will improve your chances of a good outcome and save you time, money and stress. To learn practical tips to get along with your ex, join us for our free webinar where lawyers and mediators Zara Suleman and Shelina Neallani and mental health professional Yuval Berger answer common questions about how to communicate effectively with your ex.
    • When: Tuesday, January 31st, 2023 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.
January 1-8 | January 9-15 | January 16-22 | January 23-31
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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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