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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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Legal Info Spotlight: Justice Education Society

Today, we wanted to highlight another one of BC’s helpful PLEI (public legal education information) organizations: Justice Education Society (JES). The Justice Education Society originally began...

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Transgender Awareness Week Resource Round-up

Transgender Awareness Week takes place Nov 13-18 with the goal of increasing visibility and awareness of the transgender community. To commemorate this week, we wanted to point out some important reso...

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LawMatters on the move!

The LawMatters team has been on the road in the last few months, and we thought we’d share some photos and fond memories of our trips in this week’s post! In September we attended the Northwest L...

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Resource Round-up: Defamation

Defamation is communication about a person that hurts their reputation. Defamation can be written (called libel) or spoken (called slander). Today, we’re bringing together a few resources about what d...

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Make a Will Week 2022

Oct 2-8 2022 marks Make a Will Week in BC, a week designated by the BC government to encourage people to make or update their will. Wills are legal documents that set out what will happen after a pers...

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