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Information about the Law
by Cheryl

This term I will teach Law 12 and Social Studies 10.  In Law 12 we will study the history of Canadian Law as well as Criminal, Civil, Family, and Constitutional law. In the second half of social studies 10 we will study areas of BC law including: Tenancy, Employment, Youth and the Law, Being Safe, and basic Civil Law.

 Do you have a will? Need information about landlord/tenant rules and regulations or your rights in the workplace? Then The People's Law School is a good place to get information.

This non-profit organization provides law information and education in several ways: Downloads of publications, free public talks, programs, and animations. Their free events are often listed in the local papers and on their website under Events.

Information to help tenants and landlords is available at the government website The Residential Tenancy Branch

Additional help is available for tenants at Tenant Advisory Centre

Information about your rights as a worker in BC can be found at The BC Employment Standards Branch

Everyone should learn about the laws in BC and Canada, and these websites and publications should help you if you have questions about your rights. Remember this is information and isn't the same as speaking with an actual lawyer. If you have serious problems, you may need to speak with a lawyer. These sites can help you find one.

Lawyers B.C.

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