People's 2023 year in review

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December 22, 2023

Happy holidays! We know you probably see a lot of “check out the great year we had!” messages, so we’ll keep this one short and sweet.

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2023 has been a banner year for our webinars, with record-breaking attendance at Evictions and Renovictions in BC on September 19 (284 guests!), only to be outdone by Making a Will Step-by-Step on October 3 (286 guests!).

Missed any of the last few webinars? If you get snowed in this season, check out our full webinar archive, featuring legal pros giving you the inside scoop on popular legal issues.

More, more, more

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We created heaps of new content on our flagship People's Law site to help fill the gaps in available, and reliable, legal information. This includes:

The best kind of traffic

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It wouldn’t be an impressive year in review without something in the millions, right? We continue to see incredible growth in our user base each year for both Dial-A-Law (a starting point for legal info) and People’s Law (our flagship site that dives deeper).

Thanks for making us your go-to for learning your rights and how to solve everyday legal problems in BC.

Beagle+ might be a game changer

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Before the recent AI boom, we developed and launched Beagle, a chatbot to help guide users to helpful legal information.

Since the recent AI boom, we’ve been testing and upgrading to a ChatGPT-powered Beagle, which will launch soon. Keep an eye out in 2024 for future announcements about the release of Beagle+.

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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Dial-A-Law: A starting point for information on the law in British Columbia in 190+ topic areas. Available online and by phone.

Unbundled Legal Services: Learn about a new service model for lower-cost legal help. 

Beagle: A chatbot that helps with common legal problems. Look in the bottom right corner :)

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