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Writing for different regions

When preparing public legal educational (PLE) materials, it’s important to be aware of differences in provincial and territorial laws and procedures, as well as variations in the names of government departments or other organizations.

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Can you count on it?

My 20-year old son is in the process of entering his first tenancy agreement and has already met with a request from his landlord that violates the law. He’s planning to do a Google search to learn more about tenants’ rights. I asked him how he would assess whether the information he finds is reliable.

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The value of take-home information

There is a vast amount of online legal information out there, and studies from many sectors show that more people are accessing information online. So is print material still useful?

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It’s not all fun and games – or is it?

Do you like playing Sudoku? Or, ever remember making an origami paper fortune teller when you were a kid?

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Giving more weight to your words

Use emphasis in your printed PLE materials to highlight the most important pieces of information you’d like to convey to your readers. Too much emphasis, however, CAN BE A BAD THING!!!

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