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12 May, 2021

BC government continues to block Charter challenge to outdated Mental Health Act by appealing to the Supreme Court of Canada

2021-05-12T16:13:17-07:00May 12, 2021|Categories: Insights, News, Release, Statements|

For immediate release – April 6, 2021

Vancouver, BC – The Supreme Court of Canada announced that it will hear an appeal by the BC government seeking to block a Charter challenge to British Columbia’s outdated Mental Health Act and related […]

5 May, 2021

CLAS’s Police Act Reform Submissions

2021-06-10T16:57:04-07:00May 5, 2021|Categories: Insights, Legal Submissions, News, Statements|Tags: |

Brief of the Community Legal Assistance Society regarding changes to the Police Act

Submitted to the Special Committee on Reforming the Police Act, April 30, 2021

Submitted by Kevin Love, Supervising Lawyer, Community Law Program

We thank you for this opportunity to make submissions with respect […]

29 Mar, 2021

Community Legal Assistance Society Celebrates 50 Years Fighting for Justice

2021-03-29T10:00:26-07:00March 29, 2021|Categories: News, Release|Tags: , , , , , , |

For Immediate Release – March 29, 2021

Vancouver, B.C. – On March 29, Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) launches a year-long celebration of 50 years of fighting for social justice. CLAS was incorporated as a non-profit legal services society in Vancouver in […]

8 Mar, 2021

Choose to Challenge Workplace Sexual Harassment for International Women’s Day

2021-03-10T14:22:33-08:00March 8, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

By Jennifer Khor, Supervising Lawyer & Project Manager, SHARP Workplaces

Today we celebrate International Women’s Day. The United Nations designated March 8th as International Women’s Day in 1975. First observed in 1911 to recognize women’s struggle for the right to […]

19 Feb, 2021

Human Rights in the workplace workshop

2021-02-19T14:40:13-08:00February 19, 2021|Categories: Announcements|Tags: |

Human Rights in the Workplace

An Overview for Employers

Creating respectful, inclusive, and discrimination-free workplaces makes good business sense.

This full-day interactive workshop is designed to assist employers, business owners, managers, human resources professionals, union leaders and members of the public to understand […]

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