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Memorandum of Understanding – NCCAB.C. and Aboriginal Justice Strategy

Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia and Aboriginal Justice Strategy Collaboration 2016 This year, the Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia received a capacity-building contract from the Department of Justice Canada to hold a series of joint committee meetings with the Aboriginal Justice Strategy justice programs in British Columbia. The goal […]

Ministry of Justice Meets with Northern Regional Manager and the Prince George First Nation Court working group

Prince George First Nation Court Working Group meets with Chief Judge Thomas Crabtree (Provincial Judiciary) and James Deitch (Executive Director Criminal Justice and Legal Access Policy Division/Ministry of Justice.  Purpose of meeting: Implementation process in securing First Nation Court for Prince George In Photo: Marcel Gagnon (Elder Advisor; PG Urban Aboriginal Justice Society), Verna Blinn […]

New NCCAB.C. President Elected

Douglas S. White Newly Elected Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia’s President October 1, 2016 DOUG WHITE, B.A., J.D., is a member, former Chief, and current Councillor of the Snuneymuxw First Nation in Nanaimo, B.C.. His Coast Salish name is Kwulasultun and his Nuu-chah-nulth name is Tliishin. After completing his B.A. in First Nations […]

Prince George AIDS Walk

Lori Henry, Tracy Peters, Christina Draegen (Regional Manager Native Courtworker and Counseling Association of B.C.), Johnathan Alec.

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 […]

NCCAB.C. response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action

Download: Calls to Action – TRC For Immediate Release June 4, 2015 Truth and Reconciliation Commission Final Report and Calls to Action As the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Canada releases their “Calls to Action” to report including 94 recommendations aimed at all levels of government, First Nations, and Canadian Citizens, the Native Courtworker […]