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Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day: Legal Info for Libraries

June is National Indigenous History Month, and June 21st marks National Indigenous Peoples Day. This day is meant to celebrate the many rich and vibrant Indigenous cultures in Canada. To celebrate her...

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Black Lives Matter: Resources on Social & Legal Issues

For those working in public libraries, you may be getting more questions about social and legal issues related to Black Lives Matter and human rights. This post highlights legal resources and books ab...

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Final Session of the Family Law Webinar Series: JP Boyd on Upcoming Changes to the Divorce Act

As we roll into the summer, we are coming to the end of our JP Boyd on Family Law webinar series for public library staff and front line workers. The final session will be on Wednesday, June 3rd, at 9...

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May 13th Webinar: How COVID-19 is Impacting Family Law Matters

Interested in learning more about how COVID-19 is affecting family law? Join us on Wednesday May 13th at 9:00 am (PST) for this bonus session in our JP Boyd on Family Law webinar series. Follow this l...

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JP Boyd on Family Law Webinar Series is back, with an extra session added!

So much has changed since we launched our 2020 JP Boyd Family Law Webinar series in January; it feels like we live in a different world, and in a way we do. The ways in which this state of emergency i...

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