Crisis Resources

Important Numbers If you are in need of help, please don’t hesitate to reach out to any of the resources listed below. National Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line (Canada): 24-hour access 1-866-925-4419 Provides mental health, emotional and cultural support services to eligible former Indian Residential School students and their families  Resolution Health Support Program Services […]

Information for the Public

Do you have Gladue rights? Yes. First Nations, Metis and Inuit who self identify, have Gladue rights. Your Gladue rights apply if you live off or on a reserve as well as in an Indigenous or in a non-Indigenous community. Due to the R. v. Gladue decision, judges now have a duty to review information coming from a […]

Annual Reports

The BC First Nations Justice Council and Accountability The BC First Nations Justice Council is a province-wide leadership body and non-profit organization founded by First Nation leaders in BC. Originally the BC Aboriginal Justice Council, it was renamed the BC First Nations Justice Council in (2017) to reflect its First Nations mandate. The Council is […]

Media Contact

Media Requests Thank you for your interest in the work of the BC First Nations Justice Council. At this time due to capacity of staff, we are only accepting media inquiries in writing via email. Please direct all correspondence to [email protected]. Our communications team will endeavour to respond to your inquiry in two business days […]


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Your Privacy

The BC First Nations Justice Council is Committed to Protecting and Caring for your Personal Information Protecting your privacy is our priority, and all of your records are kept strictly confidential. We collect, use and disclose your information only where permitted or authorized to under the BC Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA).  Our staff comply […]

Work with Us

Culture Our team is made up of passionate people who all have the drive to see transformative change for Indigenous people in BC. Our work is grounded in the teachings and guidance from our Elders. We strive to be a learning organization that builds upon traditional knowledge of all who have come before us. Our […]

Logo and Story

Salmon Persevere Salmon are treasured by the many diverse First Nations across BC. Salmon have sustained our peoples since time immemorial and protected us from hunger. We, as human beings, therefore, have a responsibility to protect salmon, ensuring our reciprocal and balanced relationship continues for future generations. Salmon are teachers. They teach us about life’s […]