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Law Foundation Seeking Finance Assistant

The Finance Assistant will join a dynamic team that is working to create innovative solutions to difficult access to justice challenges that affect the well-being of diverse communities in British Columbia. Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Finance Assistant plays a critical role within the Foundation, providing support to our financial strategy and administering …

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Law Foundation Seeking Communications Specialist

The Communications Specialist will join a dynamic team that is working to create innovative solutions to difficult access to justice challenges that affect diverse communities in British Columbia.  The Foundation seeks to enhance access to justice through its five mandated program funding areas: legal education, legal research, legal aid, law reform and law libraries. Reporting …

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Law Foundation Seeking Finance Director

The Director of Finance will join a dynamic team that is working to create innovative solutions to difficult access to justice challenges that affect the well-being of diverse communities in British Columbia. Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the Director of Finance plays a critical role within the Foundation, providing direction and leadership for our …

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Law Foundation Seeking Governance Coordinator & Executive Assistant

The Governance Coordinator & Executive Assistant will join a dynamic team that is working to create innovative solutions to difficult access to justice challenges that affect diverse communities in British Columbia. Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Governance Coordinator & Executive Assistant plays a critical role within the Foundation, providing coordination and support for …

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Grantee Spotlight

Province-wide legal services for children are a “game changer” For Suzette Narbonne, being a youth lawyer is more than just representing kids in court — it’s a paradigm shift for young people who have never imagined they could have a lawyer. Narbonne works as the managing lawyer at the Child and Youth Legal Centre (CYLC) at the Society for …

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Investing in legal services for women HOW A CLINIC FOR WOMEN EMERGED TO FILL GAPS IN FAMILY LAW SERVICES It is well-recognized that the high cost and complexity of the family justice system means that it is effectively impossible for many people to access their legal rights. Former Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin has referred to …

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How a frontline legal organization in Haida Gwaii is making an impact A typical day for Hailey Chapman begins when she arrives to work at the Haida Gwaii Legal Project Society to a lineup of people patiently waiting for her. But it comes as no surprise — as a legal advocate for the only stand-alone legal service …

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Law Foundation Seeking Program Director

The Program Director will join a dynamic team that is working to create innovative solutions to difficult access to justice challenges that affect the well-being of diverse communities in British Columbia. This role will support a portfolio of onetime and continuing grants made by the Foundation with a focus on supporting a network of community-based …

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Grantee Spotlight

New Centre Will Help Transform Education in Indigenous Law THE LAW FOUNDATION IS PROUD TO HAVE PROVIDED THE FOUNDING GRANT FOR THE NATIONAL CENTRE FOR INDIGENOUS LAWS Tucked away at the University of Victoria Law School, the Indigenous Law Research Unit (ILRU) has built its reputation as the leading centre for Indigenous legal research and …

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