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This site is operated by [http://www.courthouselibrary.ca Courthouse Libraries BC] with the assistance of the [[:Category:Clicklaw Wikibooks Advisory Committee|Clicklaw Wikibooks Advisory Committee]]. The site is operated in tandem with the public legal information program <strong>[http://www.clicklaw.bc.ca Clicklaw]</strong>.  
 
This site is operated by [http://www.courthouselibrary.ca Courthouse Libraries BC] with the assistance of the [[:Category:Clicklaw Wikibooks Advisory Committee|Clicklaw Wikibooks Advisory Committee]]. The site is operated in tandem with the public legal information program <strong>[http://www.clicklaw.bc.ca Clicklaw]</strong>.  
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'''Clicklaw Wikibooks''' publications serve the public. But who is that exactly? What proportion are seniors? What proportion are men? This [https://wiki.clicklaw.bc.ca/images/d/dc/2019-05-10_Clicklaw_Wikibooks_Demographic_Insights_of_2018.pdf interesting demographic chart] reveals a few clues. For example, a book covering a wide range of legal topics, such as [[Dial-A-Law]], shows a similar balance of male (48.5%) and female (51.5%) users. When the topic is family law, the balance changes noticeably. In 2018, 58.8% of [[JP Boyd on Family Law]] readers were female.  
 
'''Clicklaw Wikibooks''' publications serve the public. But who is that exactly? What proportion are seniors? What proportion are men? This [https://wiki.clicklaw.bc.ca/images/d/dc/2019-05-10_Clicklaw_Wikibooks_Demographic_Insights_of_2018.pdf interesting demographic chart] reveals a few clues. For example, a book covering a wide range of legal topics, such as [[Dial-A-Law]], shows a similar balance of male (48.5%) and female (51.5%) users. When the topic is family law, the balance changes noticeably. In 2018, 58.8% of [[JP Boyd on Family Law]] readers were female.  
 
* ''Clicklaw Wikibooks uses Google Analytics which uses a combination of a visitor's web browsing history and Google profile information to try to determine or guess the demographic characteristics of the visitor. Google Analytics is able to categorize roughly half the site's visiting users.''  
 
* ''Clicklaw Wikibooks uses Google Analytics which uses a combination of a visitor's web browsing history and Google profile information to try to determine or guess the demographic characteristics of the visitor. Google Analytics is able to categorize roughly half the site's visiting users.''  
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If this is not your first time visiting, you may notice something different here. We have just updated the homepage design on August 31st, 2020.
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<ul><li>If you are a contributor collaborating in developing and updating content on a Clicklaw Wikibook, see the [[Clicklaw Wikibooks Contributor Guide]] for step-by-step instructions on using the wiki platform.</li>  
 
<ul><li>If you are a contributor collaborating in developing and updating content on a Clicklaw Wikibook, see the [[Clicklaw Wikibooks Contributor Guide]] for step-by-step instructions on using the wiki platform.</li>  

Revision as of 22:02, 9 September 2020

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JP Boyd on Family Law thumb image.jpg JP Boyd on Family Law
A practical, in-depth, plain-language manual of family law and divorce law in British Columbia.
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Dial-A-Law thumb image.jpg Dial-A-Law
A service of People's Law School, Dial-A-Law features free information on the law in British Columbia in over 130 topic areas.
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Consumer and Debt Law thumb image.jpg Consumer and Debt Law
From People's Law School, a resource for advocates and other legal professionals helping clients with consumer or debt problems.
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Tenant Survival Guide thumb image.jpg Tenant Survival Guide
From TRAC, a legal resource on residential tenancy law for tenants.
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This site is operated by Courthouse Libraries BC with the assistance of the Clicklaw Wikibooks Advisory Committee. The site is operated in tandem with the public legal information program Clicklaw.

We have a new look!

If this is not your first time visiting, you may notice something different here. We have just updated the homepage design on August 31st, 2020.

Here are a few highlights of the changes:

  • The style looks more similar to the main Clicklaw site
  • The font size is larger to allow better readability on the web (desktop view)
  • White space was added in between elements to direct people to and then through different content
  • Rearrangement of features on the homepage are now complete

Have feedback? Email us: editor@clicklaw.bc.ca

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