Helping clients keep their belongings

Recorded on November 17, 2021

[1:50:45] A session from the 2021 Provincial Advocates Training Conference.

This session focused on the importance of personal belongings and the challenges tenants face with retrieving their personal belongings after they have been evicted from their homes. The session also discussed successful strategies to assist tenants with recovering their personal belongings.

 

Presentation material (PDF download)

 

00:00 Introduction

09:48 Can a landlord take a tenant's property?

17:27 Damages for a breach of a bailee's duty of care at common law

45:56 Abandoned property

1:08:42 Seizing pets

1:18:14 Bailiffs

1:47:07 Seizure by police

 

Speaker:

Danielle Sabelli, Lawyer, Community Legal Assistance Society

 

Community Legal Assistance Society: https://clasbc.net/

 

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