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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 Information Sources for Refugees

June 20th marked World Refugee Day, a day designated by the UN to honour refugees around the globe. We wanted to take the occasion to highlight some legal information resources for newcomers to BC....

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National Indigenous History Month: Law Books Spotlight

June is National Indigenous History Month, a time to encourage us all to recognize and learn more about the history and diversity of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis peoples. We wanted to take this opp...

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Reminders: Upcoming Webinar & Legal Display Kit

How time flies! With summer almost upon us, the LawMatters team wanted to give you all a quick reminder of a few of our current initiatives: Webinar on Community Forums In our previous post, we...

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Community Forums Series Final Report

Many of you probably remember the 2021 Community Forum series hosted in partnership by LawMatters, Courthouse Libraries BC, PovNet, and Legal Aid BC. These virtual meetings brought together advocates,...

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Announcing the Legal Display Kit 2022!

Every Spring, for a limited time, LawMatters partners with Legal Aid BC to offer public libraries The Legal Display Kit. For those who may not already have a kit in their library, the Legal Display Ki...

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