BCFNJC launches new book to support Gladue implementation

tkwəɬniwt (Westbank), Syilx Territory – The BC First Nations Justice Council is pleased to announce the launch of its highly anticipated new book, The Gladue Principles: A Guide to the Jurisprudence, by Benjamin Ralston. A free PDF version of the entire book is available on the BCFNJC website, including free PDF user guides specifically for […]

BCFNJC officially takes over Gladue report services

Beginning April 1, 2021, management of B.C.’s Gladue report program will transition from Legal Aid BC (LABC) to the BC First Nations Justice Council (BCFNJC). Under the Criminal Code of Canada, an Indigenous person has the right for judges to consider their particular circumstances, including the unique systemic or background factors that may have played […]