Legal 101: A Free Information Series for Immigrants

Legal 101: A Free Information Series for Immigrants

Legal 101: A Free Information Series for Immigrants
Dates: January 29, February 12 & 26, March 12, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (Doors open at 6:00 pm)
Location: KCR – Community Resources, #200 – 620 Leon Avenue, Kelowna
Cost: Free – Complimentary Child Minding also available
Register Now: ac.rcknull@eehtorod or 250.860.4911

KCR – Community Resources is pleased to present Legal 101: A Free Information Series for Immigrants in partnership with the Law Foundation of BC. Please join us for an informative evening and bring your questions. All sessions are free and complimentary child minding is available.

Tuesday, January 29 – Citizenship with Sandra Hakanson (Ocana Law)
There have been significant changes in the application and it will be important for Permanent Residents who may now qualify for Citizenship to educate themselves on the new forms and how to submit the correct info.

Tuesday, February 12 – Permanent Resident Options with Sandra Hakanson (Ocana Law)
This session is important for Temporary Residents who are interested in permanent immigration options. Even those who believe they know what immigration stream could work for them may benefit from the information being shared.

Tuesday, February 26 – Business Law & Consumer Protection with Dani Brito & Jane Otterstrom (Touchstone Law Group)
Starting or running your own business? This is will be an Introduction to Business Law and will cover various topics including business structures, advantages and disadvantages for various structures, approximate costs for establishing as well as processes and considerations for getting set up. We will also cove Consumer Protections laws.

Tuesday, March 12 – Personal Injury Law with Matthew Canzer (Pushor Mitchell LLP)
Participants will learn how the Canadian legal system tries to make people accountable for their actions by ordering them to pay financial compensation for any damage that they cause. We’ll discuss some of the most common types of such cases, including 1) ICBC claims for those injured in car accidents, 2) Workers Compensation claims for those injured at work, and 3) civil claims for victims of assaults.
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