Human Rights Resources (22:IV)

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This information applies to British Columbia, Canada. Last reviewed for legal accuracy by the Law Students' Legal Advice Program on July 02, 2019.



BC Human Rights Clinic

• Operated by CLAS

• Short service clinic has appointments for a 30 minute appointment with a human rights lawyer/advocate.

• Legal services program provides summary advice, legal assistance, or representation to complainants who apply for representation and qualify for assistance.

• You should apply within 30 days of the Tribunal accepting the complaint for filing.


Online www.bchrc.net
Phone 604-622-1100
Toll-Free: 1-855-685-6222


Canadian Human Rights Commission

  • Administers the Canadian Human Rights Act
  • Ensures compliance with the Employment Equity Act
  • Information about how to make a formal complaint
Online www.chrc-ccpd.ca
Phone Toll-Free: 1-888-214-1090


BC Human Rights Tribunal

Deals with human rights complaints that arise in British Columbia and are covered by the Human Rights Code

Online www.bchrt.bc.ca
Phone 604-775-2000
Toll-Free: 1-888-440-8844



BC Civil Liberties Association

Telephone: 604-630-4986 Website: bccla.org

• Assists the general public complaints against police officers and infringements on freedom of speech

• Provides a Legal Advocate Support Line which can provide legal information, referrals, and consultations for legal advocates working with clients facing civil liberties infringements


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