“BCFNJC condemns the distressing and deeply concerning findings of Dr. Zinger’s investigation. Ten years have passed since Spirit Matters was released and we have seen no justice, no improvement, no meaningful, systemic action from the Canadian Government to advance and fulfill the recommendations of the Office of the Correctional Investigator set out in that report – the ever-climbing rates of Indigenous over-incarceration is absolutely unacceptable, and all Canadians should be concerned,” stated Kory Wilson, BCFNJC Chair.
BCFNJC Congratulates Clifford White on Appointment to BC First Nations Justice Council’s Board of Directors
Clifford White (Nees Ma’Outa) is a Gitxaała Leader and Champion for Restorative Justice in the First Nations/Indigenous Court System (Okanagan Syilx Territory, Westbank BC): The BC First Nations Justice Council […]
BCFNJC Celebrates Andrea Hilland’s Appointment to BC First Nations Justice Council’s Board of Directors
Andrea Hilland, KC is a Nuxalk Lawyer and a Powerful Advocate for the Resurgence and Assertion of Indigenous Laws (Okanagan Syilx Territory, Westbank BC): The BC First Nations Justice Council […]
Silos and Silence No More: BCFNJC Releases What We Heard Report from its 2023 First Nations Justice Forum
Report Captures Key Insights and Priorities from Rightsholders on Transforming the Justice System and Advancing the BC First Nations Justice Strategy.