Databases (library card required)
BC Building Codes Online
Online version of the BC Building Code, Plumbing Code and Fire Code. Available in library only.
(Formerly known as LegalEZE) Browse and search the Statutes and Regulations of British Columbia, such as the Residential Tenancy Act, the Workers Compensation Act, the Strata Property Act and more. All content now accessible from home, and a user guide is available.
Vehicle Safety and Inspection Online
Recall bulletins and fact sheets from the Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement Branch, inspection manuals, and related statutes and regulations. Available in library only.
Free public access to the current laws of British Columbia. This unofficial current consolidation of BC Statutes and Regulations is updated continually as new and amended laws come into force.
BC Courthouse Library
The BC Courthouse Library Society is a non-profit organization providing access to legal information resources and information services to members of the legal community and the public of British Columbia.
From the government of B.C., this database includes statistical information on all aspects of British Columbia.
An easy to navigate site for all manner of law related topics, developed by the BC Courthouse Library. Search here for Canadian legal information.
Department of Justice - Laws Website
This website gives access to all federal government legislation.
Legal aid can help you brochure
This brochure explains services offered by the Legal Services Society, and contact information for your local legal aid office.
UBC Law Students Legal Advice Program
LSLAP is a non-profit society run by law students at the University of British Columbia. They provide free legal advice and representation to clients who would otherwise be unable to afford legal assistance.