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Terrace Mayor and Council

Native Courtworker Les Taylor, Councillor Sean Bujtas, Native Courtworker Geelah Roches, Mayor Carol Leclerc,  Councillor Michael Prevost, Councillor Stacey Tyers, NCCABC Northern Regional Manager Christina Draegen.

NATIVE COURTWORKER – Surrey, Coquitlam, and New Westminster

AREA’S COVERED – Surrey, Coquitlam, and New Westminster Office Location: Surrey The Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of BC are accepting applications for one (1) position of NATIVE COURTWORKER to cover Surrey, Port Coquitlam and New Westminster. Primary consideration shall be the needs of the Indigenous community. Under the supervision of a Manager, this position […]

TAL Announcement

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Darla Rasmussen as the new Program Manager of Through an Aboriginal Lens (TAL). TAL is a collaboration between Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia and the Asante Centre in Maple Ridge, BC that provides support to Indigenous youth who have been referred for a Fetal […]

Release of Final Report on Court Delays

Release of Final Report on Court Delays/Publication du rapport final sur les délais dans le système de justice pénale (Le français suit ci-dessous) Dear Witnesses, On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, the Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs released its final report on court delays in the criminal justice system at the National Press Theatre […]

NOTICE – BOARD OF DIRECTOR ELECTION

NOTICE BOARD OF DIRECTOR ELECTION FOR REGION #8 THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2017 ALL PERSONS OF ABORIGINAL ANCESTRY (INCLUDING FIRST NATION, NON-REGISTERED, METIS AND INUIT), OVER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN (18), WHO ARE RESIDENTS FOR AT LEAST ONE COMPLETE YEAR WITHIN REGION #8, ARE INVITED TO A REGIONAL MEETING WHICH IS SCHEDULED FOR: 12:00 NOON Tseshaht […]

In Downtown Eastside, Jim’s Story Shows Holes in Vast Net of Systems and Services

Facing complex challenges, his struggle is emblematic of hundreds others. First of two parts. Reprinted with permission fromKatie Hyslop : http://thetyee.ca/News/2016/09/01/Jims-Story-Holes-In-Downtown-Eastside-Systems/ “Jim” doesn’t handle frustration well. And on this April morning, his frustration is threatening to cause him big problems in First Nations Court in New Westminster, where he’s facing two charges of assault and […]

Judge Marion Buller Honoured

A gathering of Cowichan Elders and our Duncan Native Courtworker Mabel Peters of First Nations Court gather to honour Judge Marion Buller as she takes time away from her duties as Provincial Court Judge.  Judge Buller has been appointed as the Lead Commissioner to the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls National Inquiry. (picture […]