From the Outside Looking In…
BCANDS 2017 Indigenous Disability and Wellness Gathering
The Legal Services Society is committed to increasing awareness of unique Aboriginal legal rights and supporting the strengths of Aboriginal cultures and communities.
The Provincial Court hears in excess of 240,000 cases each year. For most British Columbians, it is the face of justice in BC.
Mandate: To assist First Peoples in British Columbia to recognize and be holistically empowered from the primary and generational effects of residential schools by supporting research, promoting awareness, establishing partnerships and advocating for justice and healing.
The FNS is comprised of a majority of First Nations and Tribal Councils in BC and provides a forum for First Nations in British Columbia to address issues related to Treaty negotiations as well as other issues of common concern.
The goal of the UBCIC is to support the work of our people, whether at the community, nation or international level, in our common fight for the recognition of our aboriginal rights and respect for our cultures and societies.
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is a national advocacy organization representing First Nation citizens in Canada, which includes more than 900,000 people living in 634 First Nation communities and in cities and towns across the country.
Métis Nation British Columbia develops and enhances opportunities for our Métis chartered communities by implementing culturally relevant social and economic programs and services.
The law affects nearly every aspect of our lives every day. On the one hand, we have laws to deal with crimes such as robbery or murder and other threats and challenges to society. On the other hand, laws regulate common activities such as driving a car, renting an apartment, getting a job or getting married. Understanding the law, and the ideas and principles behind it, is every Canadian’s business.