ADVANCING DIGNITY, EQUALITY & JUSTICE SINCE 1971

CLAS is a non-profit law firm serving people in BC since 1971. We provide legal assistance and work to advance the law to address the critical needs of those who are disadvantaged or face discrimination.

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ADVANCING DIGNITY, EQUALITY & JUSTICE SINCE 1971

CLAS is a non-profit law firm serving people in BC since 1971. We provide legal assistance and work to advance the law to address the critical needs of those who are disadvantaged or face discrimination.

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Information Guide: Employment Insurance and the New Canada Emergency Response Benefit

The government has created a new Canada Emergency Response Benefit (“CERB”) to help workers impacted by COVID-19. There have also been changes to Employment Insurance (“EI”). We will try to explain how it works.

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CLAS’ statement on Ombudsperson report on involuntary admissions under the Mental Health Act

The report serves as an important evaluation of detaining facilities’ compliance with completing 6 required forms related to involuntary admission under the Mental Health Act.

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