The BC First Nations Justice Council congratulates Kwulasultun, Doug White on his appointment as Special Counsel to the Premier on Indigenous Reconciliation where he will expedite Indigenous issues held up between multiple government ministries.
Ground-breaking Human Rights Settlement in favour of Maxwell Johnson Sr., Heiltsuk First Nation and UBCIC Initiates Significant Change within VPD tkwəɬniwt (Westbank), Syilx Territory, BC: The BC First Nations Justice […]
The BC First Nations Justice Council, British Columbia, and Canada continue to advance Indigenous justice priorities in British Columbia
The BC First Nations Justice Strategy sets the stage for, and commits BC, Canada, and First Nations, to transform the justice system. This will require the federal, provincial governments, the First Nations Justice Council and First Nations, along with leadership of the justice system, to work together in close coordination and partnership to bring about the justice system we have envisioned together.
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]: […]