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Justice Education Society

An online resource that works to educate and strengthen the criminal justice system in British Columbia.

Worker's Adviser's Office

102-70 2nd Avenue
Kamloops, BC V2C 6W2

250-371-3860

wao@wao-bc.org

Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

Operating independently of WorkSafeBC, the Workers' Advisers Office provides free advice and assistance to workers and their dependants on disagreements they may have with WorkSafeBC decisions.

When to contact this office:

  1. You receive a decision from WorkSafeBC about a claim for compensation but disagree with it and want advice and assistance on a potential appeal.

  2. WorkSafeBC refused or failed to provide you with a decision on an issue of entitlement under the Workers Compensation Act.

  3. You raised an issue of health and safety in the workplace and your employer took some action, or failed to take some action, that adversely affected your terms of employment or membership in a union.

  4. WorkSafeBC declined to accept your claim for "Discriminatory Action" (see 3 and 4 above) under sections 150 & 151 of the Workers Compensation Act.

BCCLA Arrest Handbook

CanLII’s website is recognized as the largest online resource providing free access to case law and legal documents from Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial governments for both legal practitioners and the general public.  CanLII is now an essential component of the legal information system in Canada.

CANLII

CanLII’s website is recognized as the largest online resource providing free access to case law and legal documents from Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial governments for both legal practitioners and the general public.  CanLII is now an essential component of the legal information system in Canada.

PovNet

CanLII’s website is recognized as the largest online resource providing free access to case law and legal documents from Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial governments for both legal practitioners and the general public.  CanLII is now an essential component of the legal information system in Canada.

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Family justice centre

Provides services to British Columbians who have children and are going through a separation or divorce. Family justice counsellors are accredited family mediators who provide dispute resolution services to help families resolve disagreements about parenting arrangements, contact with a child, guardianship, and support issues, without going to court. Services include information, short-term counselling, mediation, and referrals to community services. Service is free and confidential. Serves 100 Mile House, Alexis Creek, Alkali Lake, Anahim Lake, Ashcroft, Barriere, Bella Coola, Cache Creek, Canim Lake, Chase, Clearwater, Clinton, Dog Creek, Horsefly, Kamloops, Lillooet, Logan Lake, Lytton, Mcleese Lake, Merritt, and Williams Lake. Staff work out of Williams Lake office several times per month. Hours are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday.

BC has a law to protect and promote human rights. It is
known as the B.C. Human Rights Code or the Code. It helps
people to protect from discrimination and harassment. Find
all relevant information from the B.C. Human Rights Clinic
website:
https://bchrc.net/

ABOUT ME

This is a Student Directed Project, designed by a fourth year Bachelor of Social Work student at Thompson Rivers University.

The goal is for this page to provide a sense of community and support for individuals who experience life with a lower-income. Please browse the thoughtfully curated pages to provide accurate and informational resources for you; whoever you are.

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