By Emily Zarychta, Articling Student
The Residential Tenancy Act (the RTA) is a source of law that outlines the rights and responsibilities of both tenants and landlords in British Columbia. While the RTA seeks to balance the rights of landlords and […]
A judge on judicial review will only overturn a decision of an administrative tribunal if it contains very serious errors. How serious does the error have to be and where does patent unreasonableness fit in? We answer your questions here.
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 […]
From Part 1 of our Intro to Judicial Review series, we learned that judicial reviews are a review by a judge of a decision by an administrative tribunal. But what is an administrative tribunal, and what kinds of decisions do they […]
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 […]
The Community Legal Assistance Society wants to know how the parties in the upcoming BC election will address the issues that matter most to our clients. We are asking questions about our five core areas of practice:
1. Housing Security
2. Income […]
October 13 2020
Re: BC Election 2020 – Human Rights Reform
It has never been more important to defend and uphold human rights. As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, sparking acts of racial violence and hateful conspiracy theories, we have also […]