To keep you informed, here are some highlights of changes and updates made to Clicklaw in March and April:
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Courthouse Libraries BC
New extended hours for Kamloops, Nanaimo, New Westminster locations: Monday to Friday, from 8:30-12:00 pm, 12:30-4:00 pm.
The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBA BC)
Many Dial-A-Law scripts have been updated. For a complete list of these resources, see their listings here (sorted by “last reviewed date”). Some of the updated scripts are:
Disability Alliance BC
The following resources have been updated:
The help sheets and videos from the series “How I Need to Know” are now available on Clicklaw. The publications provide information for people with disabilities who are victims of crime. See the listings here (sorted in alphabetical order).
Legal Services Society
New and updated publications:
New languages other than English are now available for the following publications:
Parents Legal Centre
The Parents Legal Centre (PLC) provides a lawyer and an advocate to help parents in select locations settle their child protection matters early on and collaboratively (everyone works together). Locations: Surrey and Vancouver.
Pivot Legal Society
One of our new contributor organizations have made their resources available on Clicklaw:
Is That Legal? (CyberMisogyny Legal Guide)
by West Coast LEAF
Understanding Canadian law on issues of online harassment, exploitation, & abuse. Now available in Arabic, Chinese (simplified & traditional), Punjabi, and Spanish. Co-published with Legal Services Society.
Strata Property Law—Phase Two
by British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI)
This project is intended to make recommendations to reform the Strata Property Act, in seven identified areas, to help in the development of the next generation of strata-property law in British Columbia.
Environmental Law Centre UVic
Their work on legal issues affecting the environment in BC have been recently added to Clicklaw. See the full listings here and some of their most recent reports below.
A program for landlords & building/property managers in BC. For $39 plus tax, enrollees receive access to the e-learning tool I Rent It Right™ and a 3 year access to the online tool kit. This program provides them with fundamental education & best practises in regard to the Residential Tenancy Act.
Property Assessment Appeal Board – Online Dispute Resolution
by the Property Assessment Appeal Board of BC
This new service is available for you to appeal the property assessment of your residential properties. It allows you to have the option to resolve your appeal completely online.
An Evaluation of the Cost of Family Law Disputes: Measuring the Cost Implication of Various Dispute Resolution Methods
by the Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family
This study describes the results of a survey of family law lawyers and their views of the use of collaborative processes, mediation, arbitration and litigation in family law disputes.