Cultural Competency

Practice Point

1
Jul

A Look at BC’s Treaty Process

UVIC Prof and Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council President Dr. Judith Sayers takes a look at why many First Nations in BC are not involved in the modern treaty process.

1
May

Meet the First Inuk Heart Surgeon in Canada

CBC News Ottawa | Her career has only just started, but Dr. Donna May Kimmaliardjuk is already making history, as Canada’s first Inuk heart surgeon.

16
Apr

Traditional Food Systems and Health

Go to the land and waters to find your first foods…

11
Mar

A River’s Legal Personality

When Canadian law treats corporations like people, it’s easy to believe natural features like rivers or mountains deserve similar rights, says a UVic legal scholar. (Victoria Times-Colonist)

14
Feb

Indigenous Representation on Juries

In February 2013, the Honourable Frank Iacobucci, former Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, called the lack of representation of First Nations peoples on juries a problem “of serious proportions” and said the justice system “as applied to First Nations peoples, particularly in the North, is quite frankly in a crisis.”

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