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Human Rights Award Virtual Presentation

International Human Rights Day and Renate Shearer Award Presentation

Virtual Celebration, Thursday, December 10, 2020

Join the United Nations Association in Canada, Vancouver Branch (UNAC) & the Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) BC Human Rights Clinic for a VIRTUAL celebration of the […]

FAQ: Canada Recovery Benefits

The government announced three new recovery benefits to help workers who are still being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. These new recovery benefits replace the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB).

We have done our best to explain the new recovery benefits, but […]

2020-10-19T21:57:25-07:00October 19, 2020|Categories: Insights, News|

BC Election 2020 – Joint Letter from CLAS and TRAC to Parties Re: Housing Reforms

October 8, 2020

Dear Candidates,

Re: Legislative Recommendations relating to the Tenants Housing Crisis in BC

We wish to bring attention to the housing crisis for tenants in British Columbia as a key platform issue in the upcoming election. This crisis continues to be […]

2020-10-19T11:36:39-07:00October 19, 2020|Categories: News, Statements|Tags: , |

Letter to Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing – Preventing Mass Evictions Post-COVID-19 Emergency Period

Re: Preventing Mass Evictions Post-COVID-19 Emergency Period

Dear Minister,

We write to follow up on our previous letters dated March 19, 2020 and March 24, 2020 regarding the eviction moratorium during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Since we last wrote regarding this issue, it […]

2020-08-20T09:40:26-07:00August 20, 2020|Categories: News, Statements|
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