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June 17, 2022

At People's, we're constantly adding to the topics we cover. Here are three recent additions to the website, two on emerging issues and a third to more deeply help you tackle a legal problem.

Your cellphone privacy rights

We keep a staggering amount of data on our phones. Social connections, our finances, personal emails. Keeping this info safe and secure is more important than ever. So what laws protect you? And who can search this information? The police? A border officer? Learn how to take charge of your cellphone privacy rights.

Freedom of expression on the internet

Freedom of expression is a front burner issue these days. Your right to free expression is explicitly protected in relation to your dealings with government entities. Between individuals, things are a little murkier. Learn about freedom of expression rights and how they can play out on the internet.

Every legal problem is unique. So when you face one in your own life, there's a lot to consider as you try to decide if and how to take it on. Whether you’re hiring someone to help, or going it alone, we can walk you through the steps to tackle an everyday legal problem.

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This website explains in a general way the law that applies in British Columbia, Canada. The information is not intended as legal advice. The cases we refer to reflect real experiences, but names have been changed. See our full disclaimer.

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