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This blog is for anyone working in the field of public libraries interested in learning more about legal reference resources and services available in BC. LawMatters is a Courthouse Libraries BC outreach program supported by funding from Law Foundation of BC.

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Evictions - How do they start?

Based on our conversations with public library workers, we know that tenancy is a hot legal topic around the province. With this in mind, we decided to do a blog series on a particularly tricky aspect...

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Community Forum Series Comes to a Close

On November 2nd we held our final Virtual Community Forum, the last in a series we began nearly a year ago —and what a year it’s been! We’ve learned so much and are tremendously grateful to all those...

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LGBT Legal Resource Round-Up

According to a Statistics Canada’s 2021 report, there are approximately one million people in Canada who belong to the LGBT community, a growing number reflected in changes in the law since the new mi...

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Make-a-Will Week 2021

October 3-9 2021 is Make-a -Will Week in BC! This week is meant to encourage and support members of the public to write their will or bring their existing will up-to-date. A will is the best way to en...

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