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== B. Resources ==
 
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=== B.C. Human Rights Tribunal ===
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| resource_description = An independent, quasi-judicial body created by the B.C. ''Human Rights Code'', responsible for accepting, screening, mediating and  adjudicating provincial human rights complaints. Its website is very helpful. Their Guides and Information Sheets provide thorough procedural information in  English, Chinese, and Punjabi. Tribunal’s decisions dating back to 1997 are available online.
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| address = 1170 - 605 Robson Street <br /> Vancouver, B.C., V6B 5J3
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| phone = (604) 775-2000 <br /> TTY: (604) 775-2021 <br /> Toll-free in B.C.: 1-888-440-8844 <br /> Fax: (604) 775-2020
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| online = [http://www.bchrt.bc.ca/ Website] <br /> E-mail: BCHumanRightsTribunal@gov.bc.ca
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=== The B.C. Human Rights Clinic ===
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| resource_description = The BC Human Rights Clinic is operated by the Community Legal Assistance Society and funded by the BC Ministry of Justice. The Clinic provides free legal representation to low-income complainants or those unable to represent themselves due to lack of capacity or disability before the  BC Human Rights Tribunal who qualify for services. It also provides a free short service Drop-In Clinic at the Tribunal on Mondays.
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| address = 300 – 1140 West Pender Street <br /> Vancouver, B.C.,  V6E 4G1
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| phone = (604) 622-1100 <br /> Toll-free in Canada: 1-855-685-6222 <br /> Fax: (604) 685-7611
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| online = [http://www.bchrc.net Website]
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=== The B.C. Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) ===
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| resource_description = If the client’s legal issue also extends to ''Charter'' rights, the BCCLA may provide assistance.
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| address = 550 - 1188 West Georgia Street <br /> Vancouver, B.C. V6E 4A2
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| phone = (604) 630-9748 <br /> Fax: (604) 687-3045
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| online = [http://www.bccla.org/ Website] <br /> E-mail: info@bccla.org
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Revision as of 06:30, 18 July 2016



A. Legislation

Human Rights Code, RSBC 1996, c 210, as amended [HRC]

Canadian Human Rights Act, RSC 1985, c H-6, as amended [CHRA]

Civil Rights Protection Act, RSBC 1996, c 49 [CRPA].

B. Resources

B.C. Human Rights Tribunal

Online Website
E-mail: BCHumanRightsTribunal@gov.bc.ca
Address 1170 - 605 Robson Street
Vancouver, B.C., V6B 5J3
Phone (604) 775-2000
TTY: (604) 775-2021
Toll-free in B.C.: 1-888-440-8844
Fax: (604) 775-2020


The B.C. Human Rights Clinic

Online Website
Address 300 – 1140 West Pender Street
Vancouver, B.C., V6E 4G1
Phone (604) 622-1100
Toll-free in Canada: 1-855-685-6222
Fax: (604) 685-7611


The B.C. Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA)

Online Website
E-mail: info@bccla.org
Address 550 - 1188 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6E 4A2
Phone (604) 630-9748
Fax: (604) 687-3045