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Access to Justice BC Seeking Strategic Coordinator

Access to Justice BC (A2JBC) is a collaboration of individuals and organizations committed to improving access to family and civil justice in British Columbia. Access to Justice BC seeks expressions of interest from creative, collaborative and strategic leaders and facilitators to assume the role of Strategic Coordinator. The Strategic Coordinator will help shape A2JBC’s goals, …

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Law Foundation Proud To Be Founding Donor To Help Build The National Centre for Indigenous Laws at UVic Law

The Law Foundation of BC is proud to support the vital work at UVic Law to promote the recovery and resurgence of Indigenous legal orders across the continent. The new National Centre for Indigenous Laws will cement the role of UVic scholars as global leaders partnering with Indigenous communities and peoples seeking to articulate and …

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The Law Foundation and COVID-19

The Foundation understands that measures to slow the transmission of COVID-19 are currently impacting many of our grantees’ ability to offer the level of service they customarily provide.  The health and well-being of our grantees and their clients are of utmost importance to the Foundation, and we will be taking these circumstances into account when …

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Law Foundation Seeking Program Director

The Foundation’s six Program Directors have responsibility for different areas of the Foundation’s grant portfolio and work together with the Executive Director and the rest of our team. The Program Director will advance the Foundation’s objectives by developing strategic and operational relationships with key stakeholders in multiple sectors; by managing a portfolio of grants and …

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Law Foundation Seeking Director of Operations

Working with the Executive Director and other staff, the Director of Operations’ primary responsibility is ensuring organizational effectiveness and promoting excellence by providing and supporting leadership in relation to our operations and infrastructure, grant-making infrastructure, human resources, organizational development, and governance processes in a not-for-profit foundation context. The Director of Operations is a key part …

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Law Foundation Seeking Director, Policy and Programs

The Law Foundation of British Columbia seeks a creative, collaborative and strategic leader to be the first to assume a new role as its Director of Policy and Programs. The Director will support the Executive Director in designing and overseeing the execution of the Foundation’s program initiatives. The Director will lead the Foundation’s Program Team, …

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Law Foundation Funding to Support Intercultural Competence

As a result of a grant from the Law Foundation of BC, The Law Society of BC is expanding intercultural competence training within its Bar admission course.  For more information, visit the Law Society of BC website: https://www.lawsociety.bc.ca/about-us/news-and-publications/news/2019/law-society-to-improve-intercultural-competence-fo/.

Law Foundation Welcomes Josh Paterson As New Executive Director

Josh Paterson joined the Law Foundation as Executive Director on September 3rd, 2019.  He holds law and master’s degrees from the University of Toronto, and clerked at Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice.  Before joining the Law Foundation, Josh was the executive director of the BC Civil Liberties Association since January 2013, leading legal challenges and law …

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Law Foundation Establishes Major Projects Initiative

The Law Foundation of BC has established a 2019 Major Projects Initiative to support innovative initiatives that have the goal of achieving a significant impact in enhancing justice and access to justice in British Columbia. Projects must be time limited, but can last for up to 3 years, and the Law Foundation is particularly interested …

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