Erin Pritchard

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Erin Pritchard
Staff Lawyer

Erin joined BCPIAC as a staff lawyer in September 2013 after completing her articling year here. Erin is involved in both BCPIAC’s social justice and regulatory work, and has a particular interest in administrative and human rights law. She has appeared on behalf of individual and organizational clients before various courts and administrative tribunals.

Prior to her employment with BCPIAC, Erin worked as a legal advocate with Together Against Poverty Society (TAPS) in Victoria, where she advised and represented clients in appeals concerning provincial social assistance.

Erin is currently a board member of PovNet, and is on the steering committee of the Poverty Reduction Coalition.

Erin received her law degree from the University of Victoria and was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 2013.

NEWS & UPDATES RELATED TO ERIN’S WORK

Open Letter Regarding Access Barriers to Applying for Income Assistance

Open Letter Regarding Access Barriers to Applying for Income Assistance To All Candidates in the 2017 BC Provincial Election: Re:     Access Barriers to Applying for Income Assistance We are writing to you as a candidate in the provincial election on behalf of more than sixty ...
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Retail Action Network intervenes in Schrenk v BCHRT at Supreme Court

Schrenk v BCHRT The Retail Action Network (RAN) is intervening in the appeal of a human rights case in the Supreme Court of Canada. Schrenk v. British Columbia (Human Rights Tribunal) is about the extent to which the BC Human Rights Code (“the Code”) applies ...
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Campaign calls on BC government and official opposition to “step up for Women’s equality”

Campaign calls on BC government and official opposition to "step up for Women's equality" West Coast LEAF, a BC organization dedicated to promoting women’s equality through the law, along with a long list of endorsing BC organizations, have called on the BC government and the official ...
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BC Hydro regulator to issue decision on rates for BC’s poor

BC Hydro regulator to issue decision on rates for BC’s poor Media Advisory BCPIAC The BC Utilities Commission, which regulates the province’s electricity rates, has announced it will issue its decision in BC Hydro’s rate review process on Friday, January 20, 2017. In its decision, the ...
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LNG plants get special deal on Hydro, not the people who need it

LNG plants get special deal on Hydro, not the people who need it December 21,2016 | Erin Pritchard & Seth Klein |  The Province Link to original article It’s always telling to see who in our province is able to win special treatment from the B.C. government. The ...
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Anti-poverty advocates call for BC Hydro to implement an electricity affordability program for BC’s poor

Anti-poverty advocates call for BC Hydro to implement an electricity affordability program for BC’s poor For Immediate Release | BCPIAC August 15, 2016 (Vancouver) Starting on August 16, 2016, the BC Utilities Commission (BCUC) will hold a public hearing to review BC Hydro’s Rate Design ...
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