There’s no such thing as “the” law. We live in a world where multiple legal systems operate simultaneously, but because of systems of power and oppression, certain legal systemsRead More
“My people will sleep for one hundred years, but when they awake, it will be the artists who give them their spirit back.”- Louis Riel The above quoteRead More
One of the ways that West Coast LEAF uses the law as a tool for social change is through public legal education. Our public legal education program encourages peopleRead More
From Inquiry to Action: What will the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Deliver?
In just over a month’s time, on June 3, the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will release its much-anticipated final report in Gatineau, Quebec.Read More
Earlier this month, legal aid lawyers reached an agreement with the provincial government and Legal Services Society to stave off a strike. So, does this mean that the crisisRead More
In the summer of 2018, the province of BC announced that it was putting together an expert committee to study whether a basic income could reduce poverty and addressRead More