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. Read More
While Indigenous families have held and shared the stories of the Indian Residential Schools for generations, locating the remains of 215 children in unmarked graves at what was the Kamloops Indian Residential School on Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation land has brought the truth of those stories into sharp focus. Read More
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.
Madam Justice Walkem was the founding chair of the CLEBC Truth and Reconciliation Committee, chair of our Indigenous Legal Orders Conference, and contributor to many of our programs as chair, presenter, and author.
A2J Week Canada features three free online sessions covering the topics of unbundled services, systemic racism in the justice system, and community-based access to justice. All events are registered with LSBC for CPD credit.