This regular column will feature information on human rights, employment and immigration cases of interest to Canadian Filipinos.

Any information contained in this column or any of its succeeding articles is not intended to be provided as legal advice for specific problems. If you need legal help, contact a lawyer about your specific issue. Information about the law in this column applies only to British Columbia, Canada. It is checked for legal accuracy at the time it is posted, but may become outdated as laws or policies change. The author and the editors and do not assume any responsibility in any action the readers may take regarding the readers' specific personal matters.