June 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.
June 1-4 | June 5-11 | June 12-18June 19-30
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June 5-11, 2023

  • Advance Planning Presentation with S.U.C.C.E.S.S BC (Webinar)
    by Seniors First BC and S.U.C.C.E.S.S. BC
    • What: In partnership with S.U.C.C.E.S.S BC, a Seniors First BC staff lawyer will be presenting about Advanced Planning tools including Wills, Power of Attorneys, and Representation Agreements. Mandarin Chinese interpretation will be provided.
    • When: Tuesday, June 6th, 2023 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Cost: Free
  • Advance Planning Presentation with City of Langley Library (In-Person)
    by Seniors First BC
    • What: As a part of this year’s BC Seniors Week happening from June 4 to 10, Seniors First will be presenting about Advanced Planning tools including Wills, Power of Attorneys, and Representation Agreements at the City of Langley Library, 20399 Douglas Crescent Langley. No registration is required.
    • When: Tuesday, June 6th, 2023 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • Becoming a SAH Information Session (Webinar)
    by Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP)
    • What: This webinar is aimed at organizations that have been incorporated for at least two years and are planning to apply for SAH status in 2023. By attending this information session, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about the eligibility requirements, application process, and required supporting documents for becoming a Sponsorship Agreement Holder.
    • When: Wednesday, June 7th, 2023 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Cost: Free
  • Frauds & Scams Presentation with Fraser Valley Regional Library (Webinar)
    by Seniors First BC
    • What: This Zoom workshop introduces what frauds and scams are, common methods and schemes targeting Canadian seniors, safety strategies, and resources to consult if you or someone you know has been affected by frauds/scams.
    • When: Wednesday, June 7th, 2023 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • Brief Introduction of BC Legal Planning Documents and Nidus Registry Service (Webinar)
    by Nidus Personal Planning Resource Centre and Registry
    • What: On the first Wednesday of each month, the Nidus Resource Centre will do a free online presentation. Nidus will do 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 service. Then it is open to your questions. Your questions do not have to relate to the presentation.
    • When: Wednesday, June 7th 2023 7:00 PM to 8:00 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 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, June 8th, 2023 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • Frauds & Scams Presentation with City of Langley Library (In-Person)
    by Seniors First BC
    • What: This in person workshop introduces what frauds and scams are, common methods and schemes targeting Canadian seniors, safety strategies, and resources to consult if you or someone you know has been affected by frauds/scams. This is held at the City of Langley Library, 20399 Douglas Crescent Langley. No registration is required.
    • When: Friday, June 9th, 2023 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Cost: Free

June 12-18, 2023

  • SFBC Intro presentation with Cambie Community Centre (In-Person)
    by Seniors First BC and Cambie Community Centre
    • What: Seniors First and Cambie Community Centre will be presenting an overview of recent trends and statistics involving elder abuse, as well as Seniors’ First BC’s programs and services. This will be held in-person at the East Richmond Community Hall, 12360 Cambie Road. To register, please call 604-238-8399.
    • When: Monday, June 12th, 2023 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • 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: Tuesday, June 13th, 2023 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • 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 legal forms workshop in the City of Richmond. There is a $0 affidavit swearing service. Bring your legal documents and ID. This is in person at CHIMO 7000 Minoru Blvd, Richmond. This service is provided in English, Chinese, Punjabi, and Hindi.
    • When: Wednesday, June 14th, 2023 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    • Cost: Free

June 19-30, 2023

  • 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, June 20th, 2023 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
    • Cost: Free
  • Leaving Your Job: Your Legal Rights in BC (Webinar)
    by People’s Law School
    • What: When it comes to leaving a job, many workers have a lot of questions. Are you better off quitting or being let go? How much notice do you need to give your employer? Will you be entitled to any benefits if you quit? What can you do to prepare for a difficult conversation? If you or someone you know has been grappling with these questions, please join PLS to learn the answers.
    • When: Tuesday, June 20th, 2023 Noon to 1:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • Advance Planning Presentation with Chilliwack Seniors’ Resources Society (Webinar)
    by Seniors First BC
    • What: In partnership with the Chilliwack and District Seniors’ Resources Society, Seniors First will be presenting about Advanced Planning tools including Wills, Power of Attorneys, and Representation Agreements. This is held at the Chilliwack Seniors’ Resources Society Slesse Room, 9291 Corbould St. To register, please call 604-793-9979.
    • When: Monday, June 26th, 2023 1:00 PM to 3:00 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 legal forms workshop in the City of Vancouver. There is a $0 affidavit swearing service. Bring your legal documents and ID. This is in person at 312 Main, A Centre for Social and Economic Innovation. This service is provided in English, Chinese, Punjabi, and Hindi. An appointment is required.
    • When: Thursday, June 29th, 2023 6:00 PM to 7:00 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.
June 1-4 | June 5-11 | June 12-18 | June 19-30
Looking for public legal education events? Go back to the beginning.

June 5-11, 2023

  • Beyond Inclusion: Centering Racialized Survivors in the GBV Sector (Webinar)
    by Battered Women’s Support Services (BWSS)
    • What: BWSS Strategic Interventions is pleased to offer two upcoming sessions in June for frontline workers in anti-violence and social service organizations. Join BWSS in catalyzing positive change to increase access, safety, and justice for Indigenous, Black, newcomer immigrant/refugee, and racialized survivors in BC. Registration deadline is June 1st, 2023.
    • When: Wednesday, June 7th, 2023 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Cost: Free

June 12-18, 2023

  • Beyond Inclusion: Centering Racialized Survivors in the GBV Sector (In-Person)
    by Battered Women’s Support Services (BWSS)
    • What: BWSS Strategic Interventions is pleased to offer two upcoming sessions in June for frontline workers in anti-violence and social service organizations. Join BWSS in catalyzing positive change to increase access, safety, and justice for Indigenous, Black, newcomer immigrant/refugee, and racialized survivors in BC. This is an in-person event held at 301 – 1522 Commercial Drive, Vancouver. Registration deadline is June 1st, 2023.
    • When: Thursday, June 15th, 2023 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • Cost: $40 per person

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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