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NOTICE OF POSITION: Member of BC Aboriginal Justice Council

Applications are currently open for persons interested in joining as a member of the BC Aboriginal Justice Council (BCAJC). Self identifying Indigenous applicants residing in BC are encouraged to apply upon review of the required skills and qualifications, eligibility requirements and time commitment outlined in the Notice of Position. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on May 15, 2018.
Notice of Position Document

 

Press Statements

Statement from the BC Aboriginal Justice Council Following the Appointment of Anja Brown and Linda Thomas to the Provincial Court of British Columbia

Statement from The BC Aboriginal Justice Council Following Conclusion of The First Indigenous Justice Summit in BC

Statement From the BC Aboriginal Justice Council on Bill 26 (2018) Child, Family and Community Service Amendment Act

Statement from the BC Aboriginal Justice Council on the Criminal Justice System in Canada in Response to the Verdict in the Murder Trial of Gerald Stanley

Statement from the BC Aboriginal Justice Council on the not-guilty verdict in the trial of Raymond Cormier for the murder of Tina Fontaine

Documents

The BC Aboriginal Justice Council is a leadership initiative consisting of:

  • First Nations Summit
  • Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs
  • British Columbia Assembly of First Nations
  • Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of BC

The BC Aboriginal Justice Council convenes regularly to prioritize and undertake actions using some of the following documentation:

     

    Document Name Download
    Memorandum of Understanding: Download MOU
    “Better Outcomes for Aboriginal People and the Justice System: A Strategy Framework to Reduce the Over Representation of Aboriginal Children, Youth and Adults in the Child Protection and Criminal Justice Systems in BC” Download PDF
    “BC First Nations Justice Plan” Download PDF
    NCCABC “Social Justice Policy Platform and Strategic Plan” Download PDF
    “Strategic Plan for the Justice and Safety Sector” Download PDF