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  • Welcome to the A2JBC Website

    The post Welcome to the A2JBC Website appeared first on Access to Justice BC. … Read more »

  • Time for action: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

    On September 30, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, time has been set aside to honour lost children and survivors of Canada’s residential schools. While this is a new statutory holiday, it is not a new day of significance. Since 2013, September 30 has been recognized as “Orange Shirt Day … Read more »

  • An “ordinary” legal problem; an extraordinary person

    When Access to Justice BC first began to take form, it was clear that A2JBC should be oriented towards the needs of British Columbians experiencing everyday legal problems. The whole purpose of A2JBC has been to align the disparate elements of the justice system to pursue the unified goal of increas … Read more »

  • New centres deliver a culturally-safe approach to justice for Indigenous clients

    Indigenous Justice Centres are community-based and Indigenous-led  In March 2020, the BC First Nations Justice Council (BCFNJC), BC First Nations communities and the Province of British Columbia, signed the first-ever BC First Nations Justice Strategy (Strategy). As part of this ground-breaking and … Read more »

  • The pandemic-era justice system: one year in

    People’s legal problems have not taken a hiatus during the Covid-19 pandemic. In what for some has felt like the longest year of their lives, holiday celebrations, weddings and birthdays have been canceled and postponed, yet legal problems continue to emerge, in some cases exacerbated by the pandemi … Read more »