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Paid for by VPL

A full text database of over 150 popular Chinese magazines published in China. Viewable in either traditional or simplified characters. Browse magazines by subject, or search for articles by keyword, author, or magazine title.

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Paid for by the Province of British Columbia

Contains the current laws of British Columbia (both statutes and regulations). More comprehensive than the BC Laws website since it also includes historical information such as archived bills, tables of legislative changes, point-in-time tables, full text orders in council, the Gazette, Hansard, and more. As with BC Laws, it is very current since it is continually updated.

Access: Central and branch libraries only

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Quicklaw
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An online legal information database providing Canadian court and tribunal decisions, federal and provincial legislation, law journals and newsletters.

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Electronic resources are restricted by license agreements to Vancouver Public Library card holders and to on-site users for purposes of research and private study. A few additional electronic resources are limited to City of Vancouver residents when using from home. Commercial use and systematic downloading, copying or distributing of information are expressly prohibited. Users are individually responsible for compliance with these terms.

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