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Indigenous law student fighting systemic racism in courtrooms

Written for Daily Hive by Cassandra Gill. Indigenous people make up less than five per cent of Canada’s total population, but they constitute almost 30% of those in correctional facilities. Beyond this, they are more likely to be denied bail and less likely to be offered legal representation. Or if they do secure legal counsel, […]

Minister’s statement on Access to Justice Week

News release: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2021AG0005-000124 David Eby, Attorney General, has released the following statement to recognize Access to Justice Week, Jan. 24 to Jan. 30, 2021: “As we mark Access to Justice Week, we have a chance to reflect on how far we’ve come over a very challenging 12 months. “When COVID-19 hit the province early last […]

Province Wide Restrictions

By order and direction of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO), all individuals, places of work and businesses in B.C. must significantly reduce their level of social interactions and travel.  Read More Here

NCCABC ELECTS NEW BOARD EXECUTIVE

NCCABC is pleased to announce the following Board Members have been elected to serve as Executive Committee members to serve a two-year term from 2019 to 2021. PRESIDENT/CHAIR: Hugh Braker, QC, who served as the Association’s President for many years in the past, has been elected to fill the position of President once again. We […]

Native Courtworker Receives Certificate of Appreciation in Port Hardy

Please join me in Congratulating our Native Courtworker Charlotte Sukow from Port Hardy on her Certificate of Appreciation for continued Leadership and service to the Port Hardy Community. Presented to her by Corporal Voller of the Port Hardy RCMP. Congrats Charlotte you make our Team Proud. Keep up the great Community Initiatives! Mahsi Cho, Kim […]

Indigenous court celebrates a year of healing

Mark NIELSEN Article written by Mark NIELSEN. Published in the Prince George Citizen on MAY 9, 2019 08:00 AM . To view original article click here . One of the success stories was on hand when the first anniversary of a legal proceeding aimed at reducing the number of indigenous people revolving through the criminal […]