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20 Aug, 2020

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

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

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 […]

3 Jul, 2020

Letter to Minister Dix and Minister Darcy Re: Bill 22 – 2020 – Mental Health Amendment Act

2020-07-03T14:24:59-07:00July 3, 2020|Categories: Release, Statements|Tags: , |

July 3, 2020

via email

The Honourable Adrian Dix, M.L.A.
Minister of Health
Room 337 Parliament Buildings
Victoria, BC V8V 1X4

The Honourable Judy Darcy, M.L.A.
Minister of Mental Health and Addictions
Room 346 Parliament Buildings
Victoria, BC V8V 1X4

Re: Bill 22 – 2020 – Mental Health Amendment Act

Dear Ministers,

We […]

26 Jun, 2020

Important Victory for Canadian Workers at the Supreme Court of Canada

2020-06-26T11:28:06-07:00June 26, 2020|Categories: Release|Tags: , , , , |

June 26, 2020

VANCOUVER, BC / OTTAWA, ON – Last fall, the Community Legal Assistance Society (“CLAS”) went to Ottawa to argue that powerful companies like Uber should not be able to take away people’s rights using fine print buried deep inside […]

25 Jun, 2020

BC Tenants’ Rights Legal Advocates Call for Prevention of Mass Evictions

2020-06-25T10:42:03-07:00June 25, 2020|Categories: Release, Statements|Tags: , |

For Immediate Release

Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories

June 25, 2020

Vancouver, B.C. – Tenants’ rights advocates and legal aid professionals in B.C., the Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) along with the Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre (TRAC), are concerned […]

6 May, 2020

Unlawful Guest Restrictions – Tenant’s Rights during COVID-19 

2020-09-23T13:53:04-07:00May 6, 2020|Categories: Blog, Insights, Uncategorised|Tags: , , |

Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories

Tenant advocates have received reports that some landlords have been barring access to occupants and/or guests in their rental buildings. This action is in direct contravention of section 30 (1)(b) of the Residential Tenancy Act (the “RTA”), […]

16 Apr, 2020

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

2020-06-26T09:29:43-07:00April 16, 2020|Categories: Insights, News, Release|Tags: , , , |

Last Content Update: June 26th 2020 @ 9:30am PST

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”). […]

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