October 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
October 1-9October 10-16 | October 17-23 | October 24-31
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October 1-9, 2022

  • Making a Will in BC: Town Hall 2022 (Webinar)
    by People’s Law School
    • What: In celebration of Make a Will Week in British Columbia, we’re inviting you to join us for a Town Hall webinar where we focus on you and your questions. Lawyers Michael Scott and Brandi Stocks and notary public Clinton Lee will answer your questions about making or updating your will. Whether you want to know how to pick an executor, options for gifting your property, how often to update your will, or what to do about your kids, our speakers can give you the information you need to take your next step. 
    • When: Tuesday, October 4th, 2022 Noon to 1:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • Make-A-Will-Week: Advanced Planning (Webinar)
    by Seniors First BC
    • What: As part of Make-A-Will-Week, Marie-Noël Campbell, SFBC’s Executive Director and Staff Lawyer, will be facilitating a webinar over Zoom about Wills and other Advanced Planning Tools on October 4th at 1pm. Learn about the different Advanced Planning Tools and resources that can help with creating your tools.
    • When: Tuesday, October 4th, 2022 1:00 PM to 2:00 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, October 5th, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, and every following Wednesday through to the end of November.
    • Cost: Free

October 10-16, 2022

  • 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, October 12th, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, and every following Wednesday through to the end of November.
    • Cost: Free

October 17-23, 2022

  • 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, October 19th, 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, October 20th, 2022 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Cost: Free

October 24-31, 2022

  • 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, October 26th, 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: Thursday, October 27th, 2022 10:00 AM to 11:45 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.
October 1-9 | October 10-16 | October 17-23 | October 24-31
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October 10-16, 2022

  • Settlement Support Connection Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program : Overview (Webinar)
    by Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP)
    • What: The session will provide an overview of the differences between Canada’s resettlement programs, with a focus on the Private Sponsorship of Refugee (PSR) and the Blended Visa Office Referred (BVOR) programs. Come get the most up-to-date information from IRCC on these programs. This session is the first part of a two-part training series tailored to settlement workers.
    • When: Wednesday, October 12th, 2022 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Cost: Free
  • Settlement Support Connection: Working with Privately Sponsored Refugees (Webinar)
    by Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP)
    • What: This second session will look at the referral process that will be used for the Settlement Support Connection project and what to do if you encounter issues or have concerns. This session is the second of a two-part series tailored to settlement workers.
    • When: Friday, October 14th, 2022 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Cost: Free

November 2022 Events

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

  • 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

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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September 2022 Events

Bookmark this post! It will be updated as more events are announced. You can also get frequent updates via our Twitter. Have a suggestion? Email us.

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
September 1-4 | September 5-11 | September 12-18 | September 19-30
Looking for events for intermediaries? Jump to the next section.

September 5-11, 2022

  • Dividing the Pie: Equitable Approaches to pay in Art Organizations (Webinar)
    by Pacific Legal Education and Outreach Society and Bridge Live Arts
    • What: This webinar is for anyone working in the arts on alternatives to racialized capitalism for equitable employee compensation.
    • When: Wednesday, September 7th, 2022 Noon to 1:00 PM
    • Cost: Sliding scale ticket prices
  • 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, September 7th, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, and every following Wednesday through to the end of November.
    • Cost: Free

September 12-18, 2022

  • BC’s Human Rights Code educational sessions: Housing (Webinar)
    by BC’s Office of the Human Rights Commissioner
    • What: This session covers the area of housing. Every person has the right to be free from discrimination whether they are renting or buying a place to live, or participating as a member of a group like a strata or a housing co-op. This is an interactive session and you’ll learn about your rights and responsibilities as they relate to housing.
    • When: Wednesday, September 14th, 2022 10:00 AM to 11:30 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, September 14th, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, and every following Wednesday through to the end of November.
    • Cost: Free

September 19-30, 2022

  • Renting in BC: Town Hall Edition (Webinar)
    by People’s Law School
    • What: For renters and landlords alike, we’re answering your questions — live. Whether you’ve just started renting and want to know the essentials or you’ve been renting for years and just been given notice, we have you covered. Our returning speakers, lawyer Lisa Mackie and Robert Williams of the Residential Tenancy Branch, will answer your questions live. You may submit your questions live during the webinar, or submit them in advance.
    • When: Tuesday, September 20th, 2022 Noon to 1:00 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, September 21st, 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: Wednesday, September 21st, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • Parenting Arrangements and Child Support (In-Person and Zoom)
    by Amici Curiae (AC) Friends of Court
    • What: Attendees can ask general questions or get help booking their appointment. Scope of coverage includes parenting arrangements such as guardianship, and child support such as who has obligation to pay child support. This session is offered in English and Mandarin. In person attendance is at Chimo Community Services 8000 Minoru BLVD #340 Richmond, BC V6Y 3Z5.
    • When: Tuesday, September 27th, 2022 5:30 PM to 6:30 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: Tuesday, September 27th, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:45 PM
    • Cost: Free
  • To Zoom or Not to Zoom: Virtual AGMs in 2022 (Webinar)
    by Vantage Point and PLEO
    • What: Are you planning for a fall AGM? If so, you may need to hear some updates! The Court and the CRT have recently decided that electronic AGMs can only be held where they are allowed for in the bylaws. If your bylaws do not specifically allow for virtual meetings you may need to rethink what kind of AGM you will have. You’ll come away understanding what you need to do to change your bylaws or whether you can relax and enjoy the view.
    • When: Wednesday, September 28th, 2022 Noon to 1:00 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, September 28th, 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.
September 1-4 | September 5-11 | September 12-18 | September 19-30
Looking for public legal education events? Go back to the beginning

We will update this section when more events are announced.


October 2022 Events

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

  • Make-a-Will Week (Webinar)
    by Seniors First BC
    • What: As part of Make-A-Will-Week, Marie-Noël Campbell, SFBC’s Executive Director and Staff Lawyer, will be facilitating a webinar over Zoom about Wills and other Advanced Planning Tools. Learn about the different Advanced Planning Tools and resources that can help with creating your tools.
    • When: Tuesday, October 4th, 2022 1:00 PM to 2:00 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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