The BC First Nations Justice Council Announces Details of Regional Indigenous Justice Centre Expansion
The BC First Nations Justice Council (BCFNJC) has confirmed partnerships with access to justice specialists CALIBRATE and Indigenous capital projects design firm Reimagine Gathering to support the opening of five Indigenous Justice Centres (Vancouver, Victoria, Kelowna, Surrey and Nanaimo).
BC First Nations Justice Council Welcomes Province of BC’s Commitment to Indigenous Justice Services
The BC First Nations Justice Council (BCFNJC) welcomes today’s announcement by Premier Eby to fully invest in the establishment and long-term operation of ten (10) new Indigenous Justice Centres over the next 2 years.
BC First Nations Justice Council Respond to Public Apology and Withdrawal of Appeal from the City of Prince George
Legal Counsel encouraged to learn that the City has chosen an alternate path to resolving complex legal issues effecting Indigenous and vulnerable citizens. Lheidli T’enneh / Prince George , B.C. (March 24, 2022): Today the BC First Nations Justice Council acknowledges the public apology and withdrawal of Appeal in the City of Prince George v […]
BCFNJC, Canada and BC announce $9 million tripartite agreement
tkwəɬniwt (Westbank), Syilx Territory – January 20, 2022 – Today was an exciting day for the BC First Nations Council! This morning, our chair, Doug White, participated in a media conference along with federal Minister of Justice, David Lametti, and Attorney General for BC, David Eby, to announce the signing of a tripartite memorandum of […]
Justice Strategy Signing Ceremony
First Nations organizations, Province endorse new First Nations Justice Strategy BC First Nations Justice Council member Rosalie Yazzie and Minister Mike Farnworth sign the BC First Nations Justice Strategy. NANAIMO ʹFirst Nations people can look forward to significant changes in the justice system following a decision by the BC First Nations Justice Council (BCFNJC) and […]