Aboriginal Law

Practice Point

20
Jun

National Indigenous Peoples Day – June 21, 2022

National Indigenous Peoples Day takes place on the summer solstice, June 21. It is a special occasion to learn more about the rich and diverse cultures, voices, experiences and histories of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.

6
Jun

Congratulations to the Honourable Madam Justice Ardith Walpetko We’dalx Walkem

On June 1, 2022, in Chilliwack, a Welcoming Ceremony was held for the Honourable Madam Justice Ardith Walpetko We’dalx Walkem, who was appointed to the bench in January 2020.

6
Jun

National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day

This National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day, we honour the First Nations, the Inuit and the Métis Nation: their people, cultures and perspectives, the memory of those voices lost, and the living survivors of the residential schools and their families.

16
May

Call for Papers | Aboriginal Law Conference 2022

CLEBC’s Aboriginal Law Conference will be held in person and via webinar on November 25, 2022. We invite you to submit an outline of the paper you would like to present at the conference.

5
May

But I Was Wearing A Suit — Part II: Experiences of Indigenous Peoples Accessing the Justice System

“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.

19
May

Watch Part II of the widely acclaimed “But I Was Wearing A Suit” mini-documentary

It is hoped that these videos will expand awareness of the micro-aggressions and micro-discriminations that are being suffered by Indigenous clients in the justice system, and encourage a much-needed discussion about stereotyping and bias.

30
Apr

Aboriginal Law Conference 2021: Call for Papers

CLEBC’s Aboriginal Law Conference will be held via webinar on November 5, 2021. We invite you to submit an outline of the paper you would like to present at the conference.

30
Sep

Orange Shirt Day | September 30, 2020

Today Indigenous and non-Indigenous people all over Canada come together in the spirit of hope and reconciliation to honour former residential school students, their families, and communities.

19
Jun

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day

Let’s celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples.

1
May

Bruce McIvor—In the Spotlight

May 2020 This month’s 1st of two spotlights is on CLEBC contributor Bruce McIvor.

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