We share with you a monthly roundup of changes to Clicklaw’s collection. Here is a summary of updates done in January 2023.
Government of Canada
On-reserve Income Assistance program (New)
The On-reserve Income Assistance program is a federal program that helps eligible on-reserve residents and Status Indians in Yukon to cover their daily living costs and access pre-employment supports.
Legal Aid BC
Speaking to the Judge Before You Are Sentenced (Updated)
Lists possible sentences when pleading guilty or found guilty. Explains in plain language what to say to a judge before they decide on a sentence. Learn how to prepare and where to get legal advice. Contains information about Gladue principles at sentencing for Indigenous peoples.
Learn and Teach
Queer Glossary: A to Q Terminology (3rd Edition) (Updated)
The guide helps community members, allies, and service providers to use language respectfully. The glossary includes terms such as AFAB/AMAB, FTM, femme, Gender Non-Conforming (GNC), intersex, pangender, QTIPOC, and Two-Spirit. The appendices describe gender/sexuality models and a pronouns chart.
Seniors First BC
Seniors First BC: Legal Programs (New Locations)
Seniors First BC provides services to older adults who are not able to access legal help elsewhere due to low income or other barriers. VCH Deaf Well-Being Program is a new location in Burnaby, open for two Thursdays a month.
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