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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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Access to Justice Week BC 2023

February 4 to 10 marks Access to Justice (A2J) week in BC in 2023. This week is an opportunity to learn more about and participate in access to justice work being done around the province. Access...

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A Look Back at 2022

Happy 2023! We wanted to start off the new year by taking a moment to look back at some of our work in 2022. 2022 saw another grant cycle and the release of our new Law Books for Kids list, a lis...

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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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