Justice In Our Times

Justice information, news and resources for British Columbians.

Featured Lecture Video
  • Central American Crime: Justice In Our Times

    Central American Crime: Justice In Our Times

    On January 27, the Society gathered a panel of speakers with differing perspectives of the international impact of Central American crime.

    Topics included the evolution of gangs in El Salvador, the legal and social impact of Central American crime in BC, and the Society's work to strengthen the region's justice systems.

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  • Gang Wars: Justice In Our Times

    Gang Wars: Justice In Our Times

    Gang Wars: Justice in Our Times featured four panelists discussing how our justice system and communities can better respond to BC's gang problem.

    Watch the event, which covered numerous topics including legislation changes, witness protection, publication bans and early intervention.


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  • Aboriginal Justice In Our Times

    Aboriginal Justice In Our Times

    On March 3rd, a panel of notable speakers presented thought-provoking ideas and opinions on legal issues facing the Aboriginal community.


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  • Pioneering in the Fight against Human Trafficking

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    In November 2008, Patsy Sorensen, founder and director of the Belgian non-governmental organization Payoke, delivered a presentation titled "Pioneering in the Fight Against Human Trafficking" to a crowded room at SFU Harbour Centre.

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Introducing Helen Mack

Part 1 - Introducing Helen Mack
Part 2 - Challenges for the Justice System
Part 3 - Questions & Answers

In collaboration with the Justice Education Society, The Criminal Justice Branch of the Ministry of the Attorney General  hosted a lunch and learn session with Helen Mack, the leading Human Rights activist from Guatemala. Ms. Mack, as the director of the Myrna Mack Foundation outlined the proposed changes to the justice system that are now occurring as the justice system moves from an inquisitorial format to adversarial one.