This summer, CLAS represented several tenants of Crest Estates manufactured home park in Nanaimo in a judicial review about whether their landlord is entitled to increase their rent by up to 76%.

Disability means different things to different people depending on their outlook and their experiences, but in the legal system, and particularly with respect to the legal eligibility thresholds to qualify for public benefits, “disability” often has a lengthy, detailed and meticulous definition.

We like to think that we live in a democracy where a person’s  race will not determine her access to health care. But the troubling allegations in a recent  B.C. Human Rights Tribunal decision suggest that racism might have been at play in a serious health care assessment with potential...

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