CLAS has long advocated for measures to reduce barriers in our tenancy laws for those who are fleeing family violence. This week the B.C. government introduced a bill into the provincial legislature that would, if passed, allow tenants fleeing family violence to end fixed-term tenancies early. 

Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) invites you to Working CLAS Blues! Please join us for an evening of live blues music in support of the work of CLAS, a non-profit legal organization which provides free legal representation on mental health, human rights and poverty law issues.  Buy tickets here.

CLAS is co-sponsoring a talk by Ted Clugston, the mayor of Medicine Hat. He adopted the Housing First model to assist his city's homeless population and has become a significant proponent of that approach after initially being skeptical of it. Mayor Clugston will be presenting in Vancouver, Abbotsford, and through...

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CLAS in the media
Ex-nanny was 'a virtual slave,' B.C. rights tribunal says in awarding $50,000 for abuses. The Province, April 2, 2015 Permits for human trafficking victims becoming harder to get: advocate. The Province, April 6, 2015

Vancouver Sun, April 2, 2015

CTV Vancouver, April 2, 2015