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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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Make-A-Will Week 2020

Make-A-Will Week is coming up! This year it falls on October 4th – 10th. According to a 2019 press release from the BC Notaries, 62% of people aged 35 to 54 and 77% of people aged 18 to 34 do not h...

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Pets and the Law

Today we're highlighting resources that may help shed some light on the law surrounding pets in our homes, cities, and relationships. So much is happening right now to cause concern and anxiety, showi...

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Youth & the Law: Webinar for Service Providers and Resource Roundup

This post is for those of you who work with teens in your libraries and want to learn more about the law as it relates to kids, both those in conflict with the law and more generally in terms of their...

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Court Operations in BC During COVID-19

As many organizations in BC, the court system is also reopening using new safety guidelines and procedures. This blog post gives you a short guide to how the Provincial and Supreme Courts of BC are cu...

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BC Privacy Laws: Information and Updates

Today we are doing a resource roundup of announcements and information regarding privacy laws that may be relevant for librarians interested in privacy and the protection of information, especially du...

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