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Rights of specific groups

The rights of Indigenous peoples, children, and seniors.

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Aboriginal law

Aboriginal law

The legal position of Aboriginal people in British Columbia involves an interplay of federal and provincial law, plus treaty and other rights. Learn the basics of Aboriginal law in BC.

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Children's rights

Children's rights

The legal rights of children vary from those of adults. Learn the rights of children in several contexts, and situations where their views are considered in decisions that affect them.

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Seniors’ rights and elder abuse

Seniors’ rights and elder abuse

When someone in a trusted relationship with an older person does something that harms or distresses them, this is elder abuse. Learn what options exist if you suspect elder abuse.

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