BCFNJC Chair Doug White Awarded Distinguished Queen’s Counsel Title

The BC First Nations Justice Council (BCFNJC) is proud and delighted to announce that its chair, Doug White (Kwulasultun), has been awarded the honourary title of Queen’s Counsel for the Province of B.C. – a designation that recognizes Canadian lawyers for exceptional merit and contributions to the legal profession. Queen’s Counsel candidates must be nominated […]

BCFNJC Applauds Appointment of Justice Walkem

The BC First Nations Justice Council (BCFNJC) is delighted to congratulate Justice Ardith (Walpetko We’dalx) Walkem, Q.C., on her momentous appointment as a judge to the Supreme Court of British Columbia. Rosalie Yazzie, BCFNJC Vice-Chair and lead director on First Nations Courts, provided the following comment.  “For more than 30 years, Justice Walkem has dedicated […]