What is a Street Check?

In our previous blog, we unpacked part of the public dialogue that has been taking place in Vancouver on street checks. In this blog, we wanted to detail some of […]

Are You Charged with Contempt of Court?

In my previous post, I wrote about the roles that protest and civil disobedience have played throughout our history. I also wrote about the potential consequences of participating in acts […]

Protests and Civil Disobedience

Over the past few weeks, we’ve received several calls from the media asking, “What are the consequences for people who are arrested at the Kinder Morgan protests?” Before answering this […]

Policing Indigenous Communities

In a previous blog, I wrote about our visit to Haida Gwaii this past fall. That visit signaled the start of our initiative on the relationship between Indigenous communities and […]

Rights in Community

I joined the BCCLA as Community Lawyer in September of 2017. As part of my position, I will be working with communities in northern and rural British Columbia on the […]