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==Common legal questions==
 
==Common legal questions==

Revision as of 09:54, 28 April 2020

This information applies to British Columbia, Canada. This page was last updated by Clicklaw team on April 28, 2020 - 09:51 AM PDT.
As of December 14, 2020, we are no longer updating this page. Please use Clicklaw to find Covid-19 information related to your legal questions.


This page provides links to online resources dealing with the ways Covid-19 public health directives are affecting the lives of British Columbians.

This list is a starting point and is not meant to be exhaustive. It is not intended to give legal advice on your particular legal problem.

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Find information on filing of court documents and urgent applications during the period of reduced court operation due to Covid-19 here:
Court Filing & Procedures

Common legal questions[edit]

People's Law School: Coronavirus: Your Legal Questions Answered

  • Q&A on your legal rights, written by lawyers in plain language. Includes getting paid, temporary layoff, taking time off work, options when being self-employed, employees rights.


Legal help & lawyers[edit]

Legal Services Society: Aboriginal Legal Aid in BC: Covid-19 Updates

  • Links to resources about legal aid applications, parents legal centres, First Nations court, and Native Courtworkers.
  • During Covid-19 Legal Aid is providing phone-only services.
  • To apply for legal aid call 604-408-2172 or 1-866-577-2525, or contact your local legal aid agent who can be found on the Legal Services Society website.

Indigenous Community Legal Clinic: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

  • This free legal resource for Indigenous people seeking legal help is currently working remotely, over phone and email.
  • Phone: 604-822-1311
  • Email: iclc@allard.ubc.ca

Family Law[edit]

Legal Services Society: Aboriginal Legal Aid in BC: Your Legal Questions Answered

  • Q&A covering the impact of Covid-19 on child protection, parenting arrangements, and Gladue reports.


Financial benefits & support[edit]

Indigenous Services Canada: Accessing Financial Benefits and Support during the COVID-19 Outbreak

  • Information on how to access financial benefits for individuals, families, communities, those who are unable to work, seniors, students, and businesses.

First Nations Leadership Council: Quick Guide for Individuals: COVID-19 Response Plan

  • A regularly updated information page that outlines the available government supports during Covid-19 and how to access them.


Businesses & non-profits[edit]

First Nations Leadership Council: Quick Guide for Businesses: COVID-19 Response Plan

  • Updated information about Federal and Provincial government supports for Indigenous businesses.


Resources for community leaders[edit]

First Nations Leadership Council: FNLC COVID-19 Guidance Package for Leaders

  • A guide for community leaders on how to prepare and respond to a Covid-19 outbreak. It includes information on accessing emergency funding, managing group gatherings, community closures, maintaining essential services, and specific supports for rural and remote communities.

First Nations Health Authority: COVID-19: BC First Nations Community Guide for Additional Supports Needed

  • A guide for First Nations in BC on how to access additional funding and health supports during Covid-19, including guidelines for acquiring, using, and storing personal protective equipment.

Indigenous Services Canada: COVID-19: First Nations Community Guide on Accessing Additional Supports

  • Information and guidance on how Indigenous communities can access additional funding during Covid-19 and how they can prepare for an outbreak in their community, including information about obtaining personal protective equipment.




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