We share with you a monthly roundup of changes to Clicklaw’s collection. Here is a summary of updates done in June 2023.
West Coast Environmental Law
Protecting the Coast and Ocean: A Guide to Marine Conservation Law in British Columbia (New)
This book is a comprehensive resource that covers the wide array of legal tools available to Indigenous, federal, provincial and local governments to protect the coast and ocean in BC.
Access Pro Bono BC
Everyone Legal Clinic (lower cost representation services) (New to Clicklaw)
This referral service connects you to a supervised articling clinician, for a family, tenancy/strata, employment, wills/estates, civil, corporate, consumer or criminal law issue. You can use the 24/7 online booking service or call to schedule an initial meeting with a clinician (up to 30 minutes) by videoconference or telephone.
BC Residential Tenancy Branch
Residential Tenancy Branch Phone Service (Updated)
The RTB phone service now has available free, real-time interpretation services in more than 200 languages. Contact the Residential Tenancy Branch for information, education and dispute resolution services for landlords and tenants.
Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS)
Stand Informed Legal Advice Service (New)
CLAS is excited to launch Stand Informed, a new independent legal advice service for people who have experienced sexual assault in BC and reside in BC. They are currently providing 3 hours of FREE, confidential legal information and advice to clients. Stand Informed provides holistic, trauma-informed services, and is looking to collaborate further with other victim support and ending violence organizations. If you are interested in using Stand Informed’s services or just want more information, they can be reached by calling 604-673-3143 (or Toll-free 1-888-685-6222) or emailing standinformed[at]clasbc[dot]net.
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