Aboriginal Law

Practice Point

1
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.

4
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.

15
Aug

Matrimonial Real Property Rights on Reserve

We are pleased to share our recordings from the course, presented in partnership with the Department of Justice Canada, Indigenous Services Canada, and the Centre of Excellence for Matrimonial Real Property.

1
Jun

Kris Statnyk—In the Spotlight

June 2018
This month’s spotlight is on CLEBC contributor Kris Statnyk, presenter and author for CLEBC’s Aboriginal Law Conference and contributor to CLEBC’s Truth and Reconciliation Task Force.

2
Mar

Law Society of BC Truth and Reconciliation Symposium – CityTV

CityTV | Breakfast Television (Originally aired: November 27, 2017) The Law Society of B.C. hosts a truth and reconciliation symposium to speak with lawyers and members of Indigenous communities about the legal profession’s next steps in reconciliation.  

2
Jan

Law Society of BC Truth and Reconciliation Symposium

CLEBC is proud to have hosted the Truth and Reconciliation Symposium in collaboration with the Law Society of BC, the theme of which was “Transforming the Law from a Tool of Assimilation into a Tool of Reconciliation.”

4
Dec

“But I Was Wearing a Suit” Mini Documentary

“But I Was Wearing a Suit” is a mini documentary about the racism that Indigenous lawyers and law students face within the legal profession. It is a grassroots project of a group of Indigenous Lawyers, produced with the support of CLEBC and the Law Society of BC.

7
Sep

Call for Submissions: “But I Was Wearing a Suit” Mini Documentary

We are creating a mini-documentary to raise awareness about the racism that Indigenous lawyers and law students face within the legal profession.

28
Jul

Ming Song—In the Spotlight

August 2017
This month’s spotlight is on Ming Song of Arbutus Law Group LLP, who has worked exclusively in the area of Aboriginal law representing First Nations since 1992.

13
Aug

CLEBC Wins International Award

The International Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA) has awarded The Continuing Legal Education Society of BC (CLEBC) one of only 21 annual awards granted to competitors representing more than 300 organizations.

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