Learning and Knowledge Exchanges
Equity is Safer: Human Rights Considerations for Policing Reform in British Columbia
The BC’s Office of the Human Rights Commissioner’s (BCOHRC) written submission, “Equity is Safer: Human rights considerations for policing reform in British Columbia,” includes expert analysis of data from five police jurisdictions that reveals disturbing racial disparities in policing activities across B.C.
Working with Your Legal Aid Lawyer
This backgrounder describes client and legal aid lawyer responsibilities to help them both know what to expect from a legal aid contract.
Refugee Hearing Preparation: A Guide for Refugee Claimants
This guide explains how to prepare for a refugee hearing. The booklet has information about how to prepare the documents, important deadlines, the legal issues involved, and what happens at the hearing.
Sponsorship Breakdown is for permanent residents who need help when the person sponsoring them in Canada will no longer support them and they are unable to support themselves.
Is that Legal? What the Law Says about Online Harassment and Abuse
This resource is to help youth become safer online when they use social media. It describes four online situations they might find themselves in: taking intimate images; sharing intimate images; cyberstalking, and sexual exploitation.
Report of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent on its mission to Canada
This report contains the findings of the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent on its visit to Canada from 17 to 21 October 2016. The report presents its findings on racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia, Afrophobia and related intolerance faced by people of African descent in Canada.