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First Nations’ Rights Speaker Series: The Gap between Law and Practice – Cindy Blackstock: Justice for Children | Video

Cindy Blackstock: Justice for Children Pt.1 Cindy Blackstock: Justice for Children Pt.2 Cindy Blackstock: Justice for Children Pt.3 Cindy Blackstock: Justice for Children Pt.4 … [Read more...]

Legal Aid: A Right or a Privilege | Video

Author Lois Leslie explains international law rights to legal aid and how legal aid in BC fails to comply with international law standards. The panelists identify the consequences of inadequate legal aid and suggestions for change. Panelist are: Austin Cullen, Associate Chief Justice of the Supreme … [Read more...]

Robert Morales: Land Rights are Human Rights | Video

Land Rights are Human Rights International human rights law can be a foundation for development of Canadian law Robert Morales Thursday, April 3, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Alice MacKay Room, Lower Level Central Library, 350 West Georgia St.  International human rights law is the framework … [Read more...]

First Nations’ Rights Speaker Series: The Gap between Law and Practice – May 1, 2014 | Poster

Full PDF Poster Pipelines and Indigenous Sovereignty: Kinder Morgan and Northern Gateway Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, President of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs and Chair of the OkanaganNation Alliance, with Ardith Walkem, lawyer, author and member of Nlaka'pamux Nation. Thursday, May … [Read more...]

Grand Chief Edward John – Consent or Consultation: Examining the Gap | Video

Consent or Consultation: Examining the Gap (Part 1): Consent or Consultation: Examining the Gap (Part 2): Consent or Consultation: Examining the Gap (Part 3):   Audio Resources: Podcast Download Centre To save each file, right-click the link and select "Download Linked File … [Read more...]

Consent or Consultation: Examining the Gap Powerpoint Presentation

Powerpoint Slides Grand Chief Edward John examines the gap between Canadian and international law—including the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples—regarding the right to consent and the duty to consult First Nations on issues affecting their rights. Grand Chief John is a … [Read more...]

First Nations’ Rights Speaker Series: The Gap between Law and Practice – Feb 20, 2014

Full PDF Poster Dr. Sayers is a Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Victoria. She has served as Chief of the Hupacasath Nation, in the political executive of the First Nations Summit and as a member of the Leadership Council of BC. Thursday, Feb. 20, 7:00 – 8:30 … [Read more...]

Savage Anxieties | Video

Savage Anxieties Part 1: The Doctrine of Discovery Savage Anxieties Part 2: The Doctrine of Discovery As It Applies to Canada Savage Anxieties Part 3: The Hul'qumi'num Case before the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights Savage Anxieties Part 4: Q & A with Prof. Robert … [Read more...]

Human Rights with Gail Davidson | Video

Human Rights with Gail Davidson … [Read more...]

The Psychology of National Security – Robert Diab | Video

The Psychology of National Security: Refuting Claims that Human Rights are Incompatible with Effective Counter-terrorism Measures Part I Part II … [Read more...]