Métis justice bc

Contact The Ministry of Justice

Mailing Address

#380 – 13401 108 Ave

Surrey, B.C.

V3T 5T3

Phone & Email

Email: Lissa Dawn Smith, Minister of Justice

Toll free: 1-800-940-1150
Phone: 604-557-5851

Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30am-4:30pm

MNBC Justice Council

MNBC Justice Council

o   Vice-President Lissa Smith (Chair)

o   Senator Alan Edkins (MNBC Senate)

o   Kaitlyn Jepson (MNBC Youth)

o   Mark Carlson (BCMANR)

o   Ted Ingram

o   Peter Lang

o   Glen Lucier

Métis Law Advocacy

Do you need help with a legal issue? The Law Foundation of British Columbia recently announced an expansion of free legal services for low-income and Indigenous peoples.

Here is a list of services available that may be able to assist you:

Child and Youth Legal Center: Contact The Society for Children and Youth of BC: https://www.scyofbc.org/

Disability Law Clinic: Contact the Disability Law Clinic: https://disabilityalliancebc.org/program/disability-law-clinic/

Elder Law Clinic: Contact the Seniors First BC Society: http://seniorsfirstbc.ca/

Environmental Law Clinic: Contact the UVIC Environmental Law Center: https://elc.uvic.ca/

Family Law Clinic: Contact Sources Legal Resource Center: https://www.sourcesbc.ca/our-services/legal-resource-centre/

Housing Law Clinic: Contact the Tenant Resource and Advisory Center: https://tenants.bc.ca/

Indigenous Community Legal Clinic: https://allard.ubc.ca/community-clinics/indigenous-community-legal-clinic

Indigenous Legal Aid: To apply for legal aid, visit https://aboriginal.legalaid.bc.ca/

Law Student Legal Advice Programs:

Greater Vancouver Law Students Legal Advice Program: https://www.lslap.bc.ca/

Thompson Rivers University Community Legal Clinic: https://www.tru.ca/law/students/outreach/Legal_Clinic.html

There are also regional legal aid clinics for low-income people looking or legal assistance not covered under legal aid:

Kamloops – Elizabeth Fry Legal Clinic: https://kamloopsefry.com/#community-justice

Kelowna – Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society: http://www.kfs.bc.ca/programs-services-2/legal-advocacy/

Prince George – Active Support Against Poverty: 250-563-6112 (no website)

Victoria – Together Against Poverty Society: https://www.tapsbc.ca/how-we-help

Métis Justice Strategy

The Métis Justice Strategy is coming soon.