BC Codes — BC Building Code, BC Fire Code, and BC Plumbing Code. Available in library only at all Surrey Libraries branches.
BC Stats Library Access Site — Up-to-date business and economic indicators such as the Consumer Price Index, Earnings & Employment Trends, Small Business Quarterly, etc.
Canadian Legal Education Society of BC — Family Law Sourcebook, Family Law Practice manual, plus many more. Must use in library and requires login. Please see the Information Desk at any Surrey Library for help.
CANSIM — Statistics Canada's key socioeconomic database. Updated daily, CANSIM provides fast and easy access to a large range of the latest statistics available in Canada.
Martin's Online Criminal Code — Legal research tool that provides access to the Criminal Code along with corresponding commentary. Browse through previous versions of Martin's Annual Criminal Code, or search for a particular section or subsection at a specific date. Available in library only at all Surrey Libraries branches.
Vehicle Safety & Inspection Standards Online — BC bulletins, fact sheets, laws and inspection manuals relating to vehicle safety. Available in library only at all Surrey Libraries branches.
Legal information and referral services for British Columbians. Contains articles and guides on common legal problems, lists legal advocacy agencies and services in the province. function allows quick searching of resources in the Surrey area.
Offers training and tutorials on legal research through their website and at various locations around the province. Lawyers and the public can contact the Courthouse Libraries in person, over the phone or by email to get help with their legal research. In addition to their main branch in downtown Vancouver, there is a that offers access to legal materials in print and by online subscription.
Legal Services – Low Cost and Free
A pamphlet written and maintained by Surrey Libraries, it contains various legal aid resources in the Lower Mainland. Free print copies are also available at any Surrey Libraries branch.
The Legal Services Society is an organization that provides legal aid in British Columbia. Their site features many great legal self-help guides, fact sheets and court forms. Provides information in several languages. Visit their section to help guide you in finding organizations or individuals to help solve your legal problem.
Elections BC Ridings, Maps and information about provincial electoral districts.
Elections Canada or call toll free: 1 800 INFO-VOTE (1-800-463-6868).
Income Tax clinics (in Surrey)
BC Stats Releases Information on BC's population and economy.