This 2-hour presentation on Indigenous Human Rights will cover the requirements of a Human Rights claim before the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal, with a specific focus on assisting Indigenous clients.
This session will include information on how to determine jurisdiction between federal and provincial human rights claims, but will focus mainly on claims under Provincial jurisdiction. We will also discuss some of the findings and recommendations from Ardith Walpetko We’dalx Walkem's recent report "Expending Our Vision: Cultural Equity and Indigenous Peoples' Human Rights", specifically looking at the effects of colonialism and systemic racism. Lastly, we will discuss recent developments in Human Rights cases, mostly from B.C., but also from other provinces.
This presentation is being given by Christopher Heslinga, Supervising Lawyer for the U.B.C., Indigenous Community Legal Clinic and the Law Students' Legal Advice Program. The presentation is intended for legal advocates and lawyers dealing with human rights cases.
Attendees in this webinar may claim up to 2 hours of CPD with LSBC, including 2 hours of practice management credit.