The Learning Commons at BCIT Library offers student services to help students succeed. FREE Peer tutoring is being offered online through the Learning Hub as well as in person. Please see the current blended schedule.
In the BCIT Learning Hub under MY COURSES > ALL to locate BCIT Peer Tutoring
Consult this guide for how to access online peer tutoring: Detailed Instructions pdf
*Note that the Learning Commons does not offer tutoring in all programs all the time. But, in some cases, a tutor in a different area would be able to help you.
For more information, consult the Learning Commons Peer Tutoring home page: https://www.bcit.ca/learning-commons/peer-tutoring/ or contact via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Regs4Ships (Library Resource)
A searchable database that combines Flag State compliance documentation with codes: IMO, ILO, MARPOL, IMDG, SOLAS, STCW and EU legislation. Digital Maritime Regulations are available for 22 Flag States.
Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (S.C. 2001, c. 26) and Regulations
Marine Safety Publications from Transport Canada
Commercial Shipping Acts & Conventions - Wheel of Maritime Law (Interactive free reference)
The Wheel of Maritime Law provides an overview of the national acts and international conventions, protocols and codes related to commercial marine shipping in Canada. Use the wheel to discover:
- International maritime law.
- Maritime law in Canada.
- Maritime law governance.
IMO Vega on the Web (Library Resource)
Contains updated and consolidated IMO documents, other codes and conventions, SOLAS & MARPOL documents and selected e-books.
Click Login button. Click View My Purchases / Trials.
Provides free public access to the current laws of British Columbia.
Includes access to the Code, Collective Agreements and Decisions.
Full text versions of all the session papers of the Legislature of the Province of British Columbia : bills, votes and proceedings, Hansard, and committee proceedings.
Search judgments of the BC Court of Appeal and BC Supreme Court that are available through this website.
Aimed at enhancing access to justice in British Columbia, Clicklaw features legal information and education designed for the public from 24 contributor organizations.
Provides legal information services to the legal community and the public of BC.
WorkSafeBC occupational health & safety regulation and related materials.
Established in 1974 to work with communities, non-governmental organizations, the private sector and all levels of governments, including First Nations governments, to develop proactive legal solutions to protect and sustain the environment.
Stephanie Hewson, Linda Nowlan, Georgia Lloyd-Smith, Deborah Carlson & Michael Bissonnette.
West Coast Environmental Law Research Foundation. (2020)
A comprehensive resource that covers the wide array of legal tools available to Indigenous, federal, provincial and local governments to protect the coast and ocean in BC. In addition to being a resource on marine spatial protection law, this Guide is a record of what has been accomplished on the Pacific coast over the last several decades – providing examples that demonstrate how different legal tools have been employed to preserve the health of coastal and marine ecosystems.
Developed with the support of the UBC Faculty of Law, this site provides effective legal research strategies and techniques.
"Developed by a group of people who have served as "expert witnesses" and information consultants for law firms in litigation involving personal injury cases, labor law, wills variation and breach of trust cases as well as class action suits. The development team has also received support from a number of lawyers with different areas of practice."
Includes program and initiatives, a section on the Canadian Justice System and a helpful links section.
Health and safety acts and regulations, codes of practice and guidelines for Canadian federal, provincial and territorial jurisdictions.
Managed by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada, provides access to court judgments, tribunal decisions, statutes and regulations from all Canadian jurisdictions.
"The Lexum collection contains the Supreme Court of Canada judgments since 1907 and judgments in leave applications since 2006. The collection is updated within minutes of the public release of the judgments by the Court. "
Online source for the consolidated Acts and regulations of Canada.
Provides access to relevant Acts, Regulations and additional information.
Access to chamber and committee business, bills, members, and inter-parliamentary relations.
Canadian court decisions, case law and legislation. Full-text.