In Their Name is the campaign of the BC Wrongful Death Law Reform Society. Our goal is to change the law in BC, which currently denies justice to the survivors of children, the elderly and many people with disabilities killed by the careless or intentional acts of another.

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Dear MLA,

In our province, only the families of deceased breadwinners and caregivers see the inside of a courtroom in cases of wrongful death.

BC’s current Family Compensation Act only takes into account the direct financial losses resulting from death. Children, seniors and people with disabilities, who may not represent a financial loss that is immediately measurable, are classes of people whose lives are not valued or respected when they are killed in BC.

This is a human rights issue.

Investigations into the wrongful death of a child, an elderly person, or someone with a disability most often do not occur because there is no ‘loss of earnings’ to cover trial costs.

Unlike other provinces in Canada, many of your constituents are considered “worthless” under the discriminatory law in our province.

What will you do to create a fair and adequate wrongful death law in BC?

Yours Truly,
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The BC Wrongful Death Law Reform Society is a BC registered non-profit society comprised of no paid staff and 100% volunteers. We need your help to make this meaningful legislative reform in our province possible.

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