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01
Nov

Jean Yuen—In the Spotlight

November 2018 This month’s spotlight is on longtime CLEBC contributor Jean Yuen of Boughton Law. Jean practises primarily in the area of Indigenous law, with a special emphasis on First Nations economic development.
25
Oct

Employment Law Conference 2019: Call for Papers

CLEBC’s Employment Law Conference will be held in Vancouver on May 2 & 3, 2019. We invite you to submit an outline of the paper you would like to present at the conference.
04
Oct

Rhaea Bailey—In the Spotlight

October 2018 This month’s spotlight is on longtime CLEBC contributor Rhaea Bailey. Rhaea is a Métis lawyer who practised family law, child protection law, and Indigenous law before her current position as the Manager of Indigenous Services at the Legal Services Society of BC.
19
Sep

7th National Pro Bono Conference

CLEBC is proud to support the 7th National Pro Bono Conference, October 4, 2018, Wosk Centre for Dialogue, Vancouver, BC
06
Sep

Publication: Communicating Effectively with Indigenous Clients

Author: Lorna Fadden, PhD. An Aboriginal Legal Services Publication.
06
Sep

Indigenous Language Statistics

A CLEBC employee recently asked me how many Indigenous languages are spoken in Canada. Not knowing the answer immediately spurred me to want to do some research, so this week’s post is all about stats, stats, stats!
01
Sep

Art Vertlieb, QC—In the Spotlight

September 2018 This month’s spotlight is on longtime CLEBC contributor Art Vertlieb, QC of Vertlieb & Co. Art is a trial lawyer who has appeared in criminal and civil matters in all levels of court, both provincial and federal, up to and including the Supreme Court of Canada.
30
Aug

Young Indigenous People are the Skilled Labour in Canada’s Future

“There is a real opportunity to look within our own country,” said Aaron Sam Sumexheltza, chief of the Lower Nicola Indian Band. “And I’m hopeful that industry, business and government will see First Nations young people – the fastest-growing demographic – and invest in them. Because I believe when First Nations people prosper, everyone...
30
Aug

t’ip-aajax̱kw

English Translation: able to reach the bottom.
23
Aug

Feature Film in Haida Language Screening at VIFF

EDGE OF THE KNIFE (Sǥaawaay Ḵ’uuna), the first feature film in the Haida language, will make its Western Canadian Premiere at VIFF 2018, which runs from September 27 to October 12, 2018.