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B.C. Law Society adopts Truth and Reconciliation Action Plan, commits to Indigenous representation on committees

Wednesday, August 01, 2018 @ 9:20 AM | By Ian Burns

The Law Society of British Columbia (LSBC) has outlined what steps it plans to take over the next few years to change its relationship with Indigenous people in the province.

Under the Truth and Reconciliation Action Plan, which was drafted by the society’s Truth and Reconciliation Advisory Committee and adopted by benchers at their most recent meeting, the LSBC will mandate intercultural competence training for lawyers and law students; improve the legal profession’s understanding of the detrimental impacts of the imposition of colonial laws and policies...