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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 2023

October 1 to 7 marks Make a Will Week in BC this year. The goal of the week is to encourage people to make or update their will. We know that many of you receive questions about making wills and...

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Legal Referral Options for Indigenous Patrons

September 30th is both National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day. The day honours survivors of residential schools, their families and communities, and the children who never retu...

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Employment Law Resource Round Up

In today’s post, we wanted to gather up some resources to help you answer your patron’s employment law questions. Employment law is a wide area which includes many different topics related to work and...

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Legal Resources for Those Impacted by Wildfires

Many communities in BC have been affected by wildfires this year, which can lead to sudden or unexpected legal problems. We wanted to highlight Clicklaw’s common question Where can I get help with leg...

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New - LawMatters is on LinkedIn!

You can now follow LawMatters on LinkedIn! We’ll be using the page to promote program updates, upcoming training or networking opportunities, and helpful legal resources you can use in your reference...

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