BC First Nations Justice Council Stands in Solidarity with Sheila Poorman and Supports Full Investigation into the Death and Disappearance of Daughter, Chelsea Poorman
“It’s alarming to see that in 2022, the Vancouver Police Department rushed to judgement,” said White. “We need to be as loud as possible to show them that we won’t accept these kinds of failures.”
DECRIMINALIZATION OF ILLICIT DRUGS UP TO 2.5 GRAMS IS A FIRST STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION, SAYS BCFNJC
The BC First Nations Justice Council is pleased with today’s announcement regarding the decriminalization of possession of 2.5 grams of personal use drugs but feels that this is only a step in the right direction and not a full solution to addressing the problem.
Prestigious Award bestowed in recognition of a significant contribution to advancing aclaim or an area of the law under challenging circumstances tkwəɬniwt (Westbank), Okanagan Syilx Territory, BC [May 16, 2022]: The Advocates’ Society announced Thursday, May the 12th, 2022 that BC First Nations Justice Council Chair, Douglas S. White, Q.C. Kwulasultun had been chosen as […]
BC FIRST NATIONS JUSTICE COUNCIL ANGERED BY ‘NON-SUSPICIOUS’ DESIGNATION IN THE DEATH OF CHELSEA POORMAN
First Nations women’s justice plan in development with bigger picture
social issues and justice reform recommendations considered.
Recent study shows, for the first time, half the female population incarcerated in Federal Prisons are Indigenous.
Anti-Racism Data Act Essential to Address the Needs and Develop Fair and Equitable Services for Indigenous Peoples
History in the making as the Province of BC introduces new legislation.
Now is time to push forward public safety and policing through self-determination
“Reconciliation is a process that takes us all out of our comfort zone and if you don’t feel uncomfortable you’re not doing it right.”