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Expanding Our Vision: Cultural Equality and Indigenous Peoples’ Human Rights Report

Report author, and long-serving CLEBC contributor, Ardith Walpetko We’dalx Walkem QC surveyed over 100 Indigenous People about their experiences with discrimination and the Human Rights Tribunal.

Jennifer Brun—In the Spotlight

January 2020 This month’s spotlight is on CLEBC contributor Jennifer Brun.

25 years of the Indigenous Community Legal Clinic

ALUMNI GATHERED AT THE INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY LEGAL CLINIC in November 2019 to celebrate the ongoing work and presence of the ICLC in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.

Colin Galinski—In the Spotlight

December 2019 This month’s spotlight is on CLEBC contributor Colin Galinski of Galinski Pension and Benefits Law Corporation.

CLEBC Wins Readers’ Choice Award for Legal Research – Print & E-books

CLEBC is thrilled to be one of the winners of Canadian Lawyer 2019-2020 Readers’ Choice awards for Legal Research – Print & E-books.

The Role of an Elder

Here are a few sources of information on the role of an Elder.

Jordan’s Principle: Indigenous Children Deserve Care, Not Funding Disputes

“Jordan’s Principle is about ensuring First Nations children receive the services they need when they need them.” (First Nations Health Authority)

2019 Leaders in Learning: Ardith Walpetko We’dalx Walkem, QC

2019 This year’s recipient, Ardith Walpetko We’dalx Walkem, QC, has demonstrated incredible commitment to mentorship, role modeling, and delivering learning opportunities to lawyers throughout her career, particularly regarding Indigenous laws and Truth and Reconciliation.

Louis Riel Day is November 16 in Canada

November 2019 I AM PROUD OF MY MÉTIS HERITAGE, and I was moved to watch the flag rise in front of the people’s house. So said BC Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance Carole James in 2017 as she joined other Métis and provincial government representatives in front of the British Columbia Parliament Buildings to …

Elder Law Case Update at the Canadian Elder Law Conference: Interview with Emily Clough

We are excited that Emily Clough will be presenting at the Canadian Elder Law Conference 2019.