Latest Past Events

2024 Annual General Meeting


The BCCLA’s 2024 Annual General Meeting (AGM) is an opportunity to hear highlights of the Association’s work over the past year and our key priorities into the months ahead. We will also conduct AGM business and announce our new Board members. When: Monday, June 10th, 2024 from 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm PST/8:45 pm – 10 […]

Know Your Rights: The Arrest Handbook Workshop


This 90 minute workshop and optional 30 minute Q&A will help participants understand their rights on arrest, detention, and searches by police. We will talk about when you have the right to silence, what to do if you’re stopped by police, and discuss specific topics like racial profiling, bail, and mental health and the law. […]

19th Annual Youth Conference: Building Skills for a Better Future

SFU Harbour Centre 555 W Hastings St, Vancouver

Organized by the BCCLA, The Youth and Civil Liberties Conference, assembles high school students to engage with emerging civil liberties and human rights concerns. This year will be our 19th year running the conference and will focus on "Intervening for Justice,” exploring significant societal issues and equipping attendees with necessary tools for effective social advocacy. […]