Resources

Youth and Gangs
The Justice Education Society has produced an educational video that illustrates the dangers of gang involvement. It presents a scenario where young gang members struggle with their criminal activities, feel threatened, and recruit another youth into their gang. The video is available in English, Chinese, Vietnamese, Spanish and Punjabi. The Society has also published a factsheet that provides overview information about gangs in British Columbia. It describes who joins gangs, lies gangs tell, how to avoid getting involved and tips for parents. The fact sheet is available in English, Chinese, Vietnamese, Spanish and Punjabi.

Youth Criminal Justice Act
Youth and teachers can use this website to learn about the Youth Criminal Justice Act – the law that is applied to anyone aged 12-17. Students can read articles, take quizzes and complete assignments. Teachers can read lessons and take a final exam. The information is only available in English.

Legal Rights for Youth
This website is for youth who have questions about their legal rights. The site helps youth understand how the law applies to them and where they can get help. Topics include: Age-Based Rights, Crime, Family Break-up, Work, Driving, Medical Rights, Online Safety, Renting, Consumer Rights & Debt, Lawsuits, and more.

 

Court Choices
Testifying in court can be scary for young people. This website will help them with their feelings by teaching them about what will happen. Videos show what to expect in court, how to prepare, and how to testify.

Clicklaw
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More Young Offenders Resources

Charterpedia: legal information about the Charter
Charterpedia provides legal info about the Charter and contains information about the purpose of each section of the Charter, the analysis or test developed through case law in respect of the section, and any particular considerations related to it. Each Charterpedia entry cites relevant case law. More details
Online Complaint Form for Consumers
The CCTS helps resolve customer complaints about telecommunications and TV services. If you can’t resolve a complaint with your service provider, use this form to submit your complaint online. More details
Online Complaint for Consumers
BBB helps resolve disputes that relate to marketplace issues experienced with the services or products a business provides. This page has information about complaints that BBB can and cannot handle. The link to the online complaint form is available at the end of the page. More details
Dealing with a Death
Practical steps to help you and your family deal with a death of a loved one. Learn how you can prepare for a death in the family, what you should do immediately after a death, what is involved when making funeral arrangements, and steps to take next. More details
Complaints for Telecom-Television Services FAQs
The CCTS helps resolve customer complaints about telecommunications and TV services. This FAQs tell you when and how you can submit a complaint about your service provider to the CCTS. The website also has an online complaint form. More details
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