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1 Legal Information Reading Guides 2015 These reading guides contain titles that many public libraries in BC have, or can get for you. Reading guides by topic: 1. Aboriginal Law 2. Criminal Law a. Abuse and Victims of Crime 3. Employment a. Business b. Not-for-Profit Organizations c. Copyright 4. General Legal Reference a. Courts & Tribunals/Legal Procedure b. Legislation 5. Your Money a. Debt and Consumer b. Taxes and Finance c. Pensions, Benefits & Welfare 6. Rights and Citizenship a. Immigration b. Media & Internet c. Privacy & Access to Information 7. Family Law 8. Law in Daily Life a. Accidents & Injuries b. Health c. Housing, Property & Tenancy d. Wills, Estimates, and Life Planning e. Motor Vehicles

2 1. Aboriginal Law Gladue Primer Law and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada First Nations 101 Guide to Aboriginal Harvesting Rights Social Assistance on Reserve in BC Aboriginal & Treaty Rights Practice Annotated Indian Act and Related Aboriginal Constitutional Provisions Annotated Indian Act and Related Aboriginal Constitutional Provisions Consolidated Native Law Statutes, Regulations and Treaties Recovering Canada: The Resurgence of Indigenous Law Aboriginal Legal Issues: Cases, Materials & Commentary Aboriginal Self Government in Canada Canada s Indigenous Constitution On Being Here to Stay: Treaties and Aboriginal Rights in Canada Terms of Coexistence: Indigenous Peoples and Canadian Law Treaty Rights in the Historic Treaties of Canada

3 2. Criminal Law Arrest Handbook: A Guide to Your Rights Defending Yourself: Assault Defending Yourself: Mischief Defending Yourself: Possession of Property Under $5,000 Obtained by Crime How to Appeal Your Conviction If You Can't Get a Lawyer for Your Criminal Trial: How to Make a Rowbotham Application Consequences of a Youth Record Defending Yourself: Breach of a Court Order Defending Yourself: Possession of an Illegal Drug Defending Yourself: Theft Under $5,000 How to Appeal Your Sentence Martin s Criminal Code Representing Yourself in a Criminal Trial BC Provincial Offences Pocket Edition Defending Drinking and Driving Cases 2011 Guide to the Youth Criminal Justice Act Police Involved Deaths: The Need For Criminal Procedure Law Detention and Arrest Law on Speeding and Speed Detection Devices Practical Guide to the Controlled Drugs and

4 Reform. The Failure For Self-Investigation Salhany's Police Manual of Arrest, Seizure and Interrogation Substances Act Understanding Bail in Canada Youth Criminal Justice Law 2a. Abuse and Victims of Crime Child Protection in BC Human Trafficking in Canada For Your Protection: Peace Bonds and Restraining Orders Parents Rights, Kids Rights: Parent s Guide to Child Protection Law in BC Domestic Violence and the Law Seminar materials Educator s Guide to Understanding Workplace Harassment Sexual Harassment - A Guide for Understanding and Prevention

5 3. Employment Avoiding Workplace Discrimination: A Guide for Employers and Employees Border Guide: A Guide to Living, Working and Investing Across the Border Alcohol & Drugs in the Canadian Workplace: An Employer's Guide to the Law Annotated Employment Insurance Act Canada Labour Code Quick Reference Consolidated Federal Employment and Labour Statutes and Regulations HANDI-GUIDE to British Columbia's OHS Regulation Annotated Canada Labour Code BC Employment Standards Act: Quick Reference Consolidated BC Labour and Employment Law Statutes and Regulations Employer's Guide to Dismissal HIV and Occupational Exposure: A Guide for First Responders and their Families Individual Employment Law Mediating Employment Disputes Privacy in Employment: Control of Personal Information in the Workplace Workplaces that Work: A Guide to Conflict Management in Union and Non-Union Work Environments Study-Guide to BC's OHS Regulation Wrongful Dismissal Handbook

6 3a. Business Border Guide: A Guide to Living, Working and Investing across the Border Manage Your Online Reputation Canadian Legal Guide for Small Business Starting a Successful Business in Canada Kit 20 Questions Businesses Should Ask About: Privacy Annotated Customs Act (2008) Canadian Business and the Law The Private Company: A Legal and Business Guide for Owners and Managers Annotated Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (2011) Business Transactions Guide Canadian Green Energy Law and Policy Your Guide to Government Financial Assistance for Business in B.C. 3b. Not-for-Profit Organizations Welcome Aboard The Role and Responsibilities of Board Members (DVD) Welcome Aboard - Handbook for Board Members of Charities and Non-Profit Organizations

7 20 Questions Directors of Not-for-profit Organizations Should Ask about Board Recruitment, Development and Assessment 20 Questions Directors of Not-For-Profit Organizations Should Ask About: Governance 20 Questions Directors of Not-For-Profit Organizations Should Ask About: Strategy and Planning Environmental Law Law of Charitable and Not-For-Profit Organizations 20 Questions Directors of Not-for-Profit Organizations Should Ask about Fiduciary Duty 20 Questions Directors of Not-for-Profit Organizations Should Ask about Risk Annotated BC Society Act Charitable Giving in Canada Law of Schools and Universities Religious Institutions and the Law 3c. Copyright Canadian Copyright: A Citizen's Guide Annotated Copyright Act

8 Canadian Copyright Law Intellectual Property: the Law In Canada Musicians and the Law in Canada 4. General Legal Reference BC Lawyers' Directory Dial-a-Law Transcript Binder English, Punjabi or Chinese Legal Help for British Columbians: A Guide to Help Non-legal Professionals Make Legal Referrals for Their Clients UBC Law Students Legal Advice Program Manual Canadian Law Dictionary Barrons Every Canadian s Guide to the Law Pocket Dictionary of Canadian Law Your Guide To Canadian Law: Answers To The Most Frequently Asked Questions Advocacy Primer Canadian Law: An Introduction Looking at Law: Canada s Legal System All About Law Student Resource Dictionary of Canadian Law Ultimate Guide to Canadian Legal Research

9 4a. Courts & Tribunals / Legal Procedure Robert's Rules in Plain English Alternative Dispute Resolution DVD Bypass Court: A Dispute Resolution Handbook The Courts Local Government in British Columbia BC Supreme Court Rules Annotated Civil Trial Handbook Guide to Civil Litigation Provincial Court Small Claims Handbook 4b. Legislation Legislation Made Easy 2011 BC Statutes Consolidated Regulations of BC [Volumes 1 15] Index of Current BC Regulations Laws of Government

10 5. Your Money 5a. Debt and Consumer Identity Theft Toolkit: How to Recover from and Avoid Identity Theft Personal Insolvency Guide Put It In Writing: Creating Agreements between Family and Friends Annotated Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (2009) BC Creditors Remedies - An Annotated Guide Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law Law of Contracts 5b. Taxes and Finances Border Guide: A Guide to Living, Working and Investing across the Border Personal Tax Return Guide Preparing Your Income Tax Returns

11 Bank and Customer Law in Canada Canadians Resident Abroad Tax Planning for You and Your Family Canadian Income Tax Act With Regulations Tax Guide for American Citizens in Canada UFE Tax: A Guide to Understanding the Basics of Canadian Income Taxation 5c. Pensions, Benefits and Welfare When I'm 64: Benefits When I'm 64: Controlling Your Affairs When I'm 64: Services Annotated Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security Act Canada Pension Plan Act and Quebec Pension Plan Act: Quick Reference Pension Law

12 6. Rights and Citizenship Canadian Constitution Charter of Rights and Freedoms Charter for Children (Series of 14 children s books) The Citizenship Handbook: A Guide to Democratic Rights and Responsibilities Annotated BC Human Rights Code Canada's Constitutional Law in a Nutshell Conduct of Public Inquiries: Law, Policy and Practice Constitutional Law of Canada - Student Edition Law of Public Inquiries in Canada Annotated Citizenship Act (2009) Canadian Human Rights Act: Quick Reference Constitutional Law Defining Rights and Wrongs: Bureaucracy, Human Rights, and Public Accountability Police Involved Deaths: The Need for Reform, the Failure of Self-Investigation

13 6a. Immigration Immigrate to Canada: A Practical Guide U.S. Immigration Made Easy Annotated Immigration and Refugee Protection Act of Canada Practical Guide to Canadian Extradition Migration to Canada Refugee Law 6b. Media & Internet Electronic Devices: Privacy Handbook, A Guide To Your Rights Manage Your Online Reputation Canada's Internet Law in a Nutshell Consolidated Electronic Commerce Statutes and Regulations Computer, Internet and Electronic Commerce Terms: Judicial, Legislative, and Technical Definitions Computer Law Cyberlibel: Information Warfare in the 21st Century? Law

14 Journalist's Legal Guide 6c. Privacy & Access to Information Electronic Devices: Privacy Handbook A Guide To Your Rights Your Right To Know; How to Use the Law to Get Government Secrets 20 Questions Businesses Should Ask About: Privacy Federal Access to Information and Privacy Legislation Annotated Fundamentals of Privacy and Freedom of Information in Canada Personal Information Protection Act - BC & Alberta Quick Reference Guide Canada Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act Quick Reference Freedom of Expression Protection of Privacy in the Canadian Private and Health Sectors National ID Card by Stealth? The BC Services Card: Privacy Risks, Opportunities and Alternatives Understanding Personal Information: Managing Privacy Risks

15 7. Family Law Building Parenting Agreements that Work Child Protection in BC Child Support in BC: Information for Parents Do We Need a Cohabitation Agreement?: Understanding How a Legal Contract Can Strengthen Your Life Together Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: A Legal Guide Separation Agreements: Your Right to Fairness Changing Your Name in Canada Child Support Guidelines in Canada Divorce Dollars: Get Your Fair Share Do We Need a Marriage Contract?: Understanding How a Legal Agreement Can Strengthen Your Life Together Living Together, Living Apart: Common- Law Relationships, Marriage, Separation, and Divorce Prenuptial Guide Annotated Divorce Act BC Family Practice Manual [Regular Updates] Annotated Family Practice Canadian Family Law (Payne)

16 Capacity to Marry and the Estate Plan Children s Law Handbook Family Law Source Book for BC [Regular Updates] Tug of War Child Custody Assessments: A Resource Guide for Legal and Mental Health Professionals Family Law Act Transition Guide Finances After Separation: A Guide to Financial Renewal and Success for Separated Families Youth and the Law 8. Law in Daily Life 8a. Accidents & Injuries Auto Accident Survivor's Guide For BC: Navigating The Medical-Legal-Insurance System Canadian Tort Law in a Nutshell Tort Law Defamation Law: A Primer Law of Torts Remedies: The Law of Damages

17 8b. Health Canadian Medical Law: An Introduction For Physicians, Nurses And Other Health Care Professionals Legal Liability of Doctors and Hospitals in Canada Mental Disorder and the Law: A Primer for Legal and Mental Health Professionals 8c. Housing, Property & Tenancy Simply Essential Landlord s Kit Tenant Survival Guide Annotated BC Residential Tenancy Act Condominium Manual: A Comprehensive Guide to the Strata Property Act: A Resource for Owners and Real Estate and Legal Professionals in BC BC Strata Property Practice Manual McCarthy Tétrault's Annotated British Columbia Strata Property Act

18 Strata Property Act: A Practical Guide to Bylaws Tenant's Rights and Remedies in a Commercial Lease: A Practical Guide Understanding the Condominium Concept 8d. Wills, Estates, and Life Planning BC Probate Kit How Executors Avoid Personal Liability: A Handbook for Executors and Beneficiaries Power of Attorney Write Your Legal Will in 3 Easy Steps Being an Executor Living Wills Kit Protect Your Elderly Parents: Become Your Parents Guardian or Trustee Writing Your Will Annotated BC Incapacity Planning Legislation, Adult Guardianship Act and Related Statutes BC Probate and Estate Administration Manual Annotated Estates Practice Canadian Guide to Will and Estate Planning: Everything You Need to Know Today to Guide to Wills & Estates Protect Your Wealth and Your Family Tomorrow

19 8e. Motor Vehicles Auto Accident Survivor's Guide For BC Quick Reference Guide: Improving Road Safety: Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement Branch Every Cyclist s Guide to Canadian Law What ICBC Does Not Want You To Know Annotated BC Motor Vehicle Act Impaired Driving in Canada: The Charter Cases BC Motor Vehicle Legislation Manual [3 volumes] Motor Vehicle Law in British Columbia

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